In the past 10 years 38 agricultural science graduates have successfully completed fourth year honours research projects with The University of Western Australia (UWA) based Western Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI).
To celebrate the achievement, a reunion of former honours students was held at UWA’s Institute of Agriculture last week.
A science scholarship program set up to honour Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and his partner Adrienne is helping forge a strong relationship between the Republic of Korea and The University of Western Australia.
Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Professor Alan Robson, paid tribute yesterday to a support group that, over four decades, helped hundreds of University families find their feet.
More than 2,000 graduands will receive bachelor degrees, diplomas, Masters and higher degrees in nine ceremonies over three weeks at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 25.
Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.
UWA defeated Bond University's team in the semi final, securing its place representing Australia in the International Rounds in Washington DC.
Afterwards, UWA defeated the Australian National University in a close Grand Final moot, which took place in Court 1 of the High Court. Justice Gummow of the High Court presided over the Grand Final. Last year, UWA was Australian Runner-Up.
A recent reunion of 1972 agricultural science graduates from The University of Western Australia (UWA) revealed the diversity of career paths taken.
It has been 40 years since the 1969 intake started their studies at UWA.
Of the 33 students who successfully completed the degree course, 26 attended the reunion which began at UWA’s Institute of Agriculture at Crawley and was followed by a formal dinner at the University Club and a barbeque the next day.