Just two little numbers have changed the way our world operates.
The binary code, on which all computer systems are based, uses the digits 0 and
1. Although the digital age is built on just two numbers, it needs people with a
strong mathematics background to work in it and develop it.
Ian Godfrey Senior Curator and Head of Department of Materials Conservation, Western Australian Museum BSc (Honours), PhD, UWA; DipEd, Secondary Teachers’ College
My first job after graduating from UWA was as a high school teacher. Following this, I lectured in science and science education at the WA College of Advanced Education before joining the Western Australian Museum, initially as Curator of the Organic Materials Conservation.
A balmy summer evening was the perfect backdrop for the launch of the UWA School of Music Power of Music 2011 Concert Series. On the lawn outside the Eileen Joyce Studio last evening, the School of Music patrons, staff, students and friends celebrated the unveiling of this year's innovative programme.
For the third year in a row, UWA's Law School student team will compete in the international rounds of the Jessup International Moot Competition after successfully competing in the national finals held yesterday at the High Court of Australia in Canberra.
The awarding of Australia Day Honours to three academics was further recognition of the contribution The University of Western Australia made to its community, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.