Left to right: Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod, Eric Knight and Scott Draper

UWA graduates to tackle English Channel

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Six young Australian men, including four graduates from The University of Western Australia, are planning to swim 34km across the English Channel in July to raise funds for a charity that is close to their hearts.

UWA staff and graduates win WA Citizen of the Year Awards

Monday, 31 May 2010

Staff and graduates of The University of Western Australia have been honoured at the 2010 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards. 

Edward Altman: The Man Who Loves Bankruptcy

Friday, 28 May 2010

UWA Business School
Every time the world encounters another bankruptcy, 2010 NWQ Visiting at the UWA Business School Professor Edward Altman sits back with his wife and pops open another champagne bottle. At least, that's what he told audience members at his recent public lecture at the UWA Business School.

But no, it's not because he thrives on other people's misery. Rather, bankruptcy gives him more data to feed into his research: bankruptcy analysis and prediction; credit and lending policies; and risk management.

Theory Turns to Practice in Google Challenge

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

UWA Business School
When Professor Jamie Murphy offered his students the chance to participate in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, Rike Fitrianidian jumped at the chance to test her skills.

Debbie Rutherford and Margot Rutherford with Professor Alan Robson

New centre to focus on emotional health

Monday, 10 May 2010

A new centre will boost The University of Western Australia's internationally recognised research into human emotional experiences and behaviours.

Anna Rakoczy - making a difference

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Apart from providing the academic skills required for their careers, UWA hopes to instil in students a desire to serve the community. That message is certainly reflected in the extensive pro bono work undertaken by Anna Rakoczy, UWA graduate and senior litigation lawyer at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Don Voelte and Professor Alan Robson

UWA honours support from business and community leaders

Thursday, 29 April 2010

Business and community leaders, most of whom are graduates of The University of Western Australia, from Australia, the US and the UK, have joined the University as Hackett Foundation Patrons to support fundraising for the education of future generations of students.

UWA agriculture students pick of the crop

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Agricultural Science students from The University of Western Australia have won first and third prizes in the State Government's recent Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum awards.  And a UWA graduate won the award for best presentation.

Scholarship recipients recognise Clough's vision

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The recipients of a pioneering engineering scholarship program established by one of WA's foremost engineers, Dr Harold Clough, will have the opportunity to salute their benefactor at The University of Western Australia tonight.

Why WAHRI when you're on a good thing?

Thursday, 25 March 2010

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.