A pioneering primary industry researcher and an internationally renowned chemist who made enormous contributions to the State are to be honoured with the naming of significant facilities at The University of Western Australia.
Earlier this year, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations devoted part of its annual alumni appeal to raise funds for several Science Futures Foundation projects.
The result? Alumni pledged some $267,000 to enhance scientific research and the student experience at UWA. The projects to benefit include the Scholarship fund, supporting our Rising Stars, Unigym, and the Travelling Scientist program.
Patrick Hollingworth has become only the third West Australian to make it to the top of Mount Everest.
Patrick, 33, who graduated from The University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in 2004, reached the 8848m peak on May 17 after a four-day ascent. Click here to read the full article.