Professor James Trevelyan recognised at Western Australian of the Year awards

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Professor James Trevelyan was recognised at the Western Australian of the Year awards last week winning the professions category.

Professor Trevelyan has been an engineer, researcher and educator since 1971, and is a current Winthrop Professor in the School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, as well as a Fellow of Engineers Australia. He practices as a mechanical and mechatronics engineer and his main area of research is on engineering practice, and he teaches design, sustainability, engineering practice and project management.

Apply to be sponsored for Ignition 2018: Information Session

Monday, 4 June 2018

UWA’s Office of Research and Enterprise (ORE) is sponsoring two UWA staff or students to attend the Curtin Ignition Program 2018 for new entrepreneurs.

We are holding an information session that will answer your questions in regards to applying for sponsorship to the program.

It’s open to anyone with a business idea, research project, or early stage business venture that could become a high growth business.

Music is the word

Thursday, 31 May 2018

It was through his mother’s music teacher, Sir Frank Callaway, that Graeme Gilling first heard about the then School of Music at UWA.

Inspired by Frank to make the move from New Zealand, Graeme joined the School to pursue postgraduate studies in collaborative piano with Professor Roger Smalley. A little over three decades on, Graeme is now Head of Performance and Keyboard Studies at the Conservatorium of Music and inspiring the next generation of musicians.

David Haig presented with Gibb Maitland Medal

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Congratulations to Professor David Haig from the School of Earth Sciences for being awarded the Gibb Maitland Medal. The Medal is awarded for substantial contributions to geoscience in Western Australia, with particular consideration given to contributions that relate to the occurrence or discovery of mineral resources.

Free online repository available to staff

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) is a not-for-profit mining research centre based at The University of Western Australia. The ACG has an Online Repository of Conference Proceedings that is a free, open access resource for academics and students.

It was created to provide access for industry, academics and students in the mining and civil engineering, seismology, geomechanics, geology and environmental fields to easily search, access and download highly technical, peer-reviewed conference papers, as well as importable citation information in various formats.