The Premier’s Science Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Western Australian Science community. Award recipients exemplify the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in our state.
The Awards cover all fields of science, including natural, medical, applied and technological science, engineering and mathematics.
The four categories in the 2018 Premier’s Science Awards are:
Being one of the welcoming faces for incoming and current students at the School of Indigenous Studies (SIS) is just one of the things Sabrina Swift enjoys about her job.
Coming from the Bardi people from north of Broome and the Gija people in the East Kimberley, Sabrina knows what it’s like to be new to a community and hopes she can play a role in helping students find their feet at SIS.
In addition to being a familiar face to students, she is the go-to-person for most of the daily operations of the School.
Good afternoon. Thank you to those who attended the all staff forum on Tuesday; it was particularly enjoyable to share with you the exciting process to develop UWA’s Strategic Vision 2030 and to talk with you over afternoon tea.
The Policy Team was established within Strategy, Planning and Performance last year to ensure policy development and management is rigorous, standardised and integrated. The team has revised the Policy Framework to enable this, and this has been recently endorsed by the Executive.
While the position of Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor represents a new challenge for Professor Simon Biggs, there’s something very familiar with the environment he’s just joined.
UWA’s new SDVC has an impressive research background, most notably in the areas of novel product formulations and nuclear waste management, with a history of working at research-intensive universities.
In this respect Simon feels at home at UWA.
“Throughout my career my time has been spent at research-intensive universities.