An internationally recognised offshore engineering researcher and a PhD student at UWA with a passion for improving the ear health of Indigenous children are among the winners of this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.
Mathematics graduate and professor of Biology at Stanford University has received this year’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony held on Friday 12 August.
Professor Marcus Feldman was joined by other extraordinary alumni, recognised in four other award categories – Women in Engineering, Changemaker: Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Community Service and Young Alumnus.
Internationally recognised violinist and Artist-in-Residence at The University of Western Australia’s School of Music Shaun Lee-Chen and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra have won a prestigious Helpmann Award.
Communications and Media Studies graduate, Kamsani Bin Salleh has been selected as one of 10 artists to capture their view of Perth and WA as part of The Sunday Times PerthNow’s 10th birthday celebrations.
Kamsani’s art will be on display at the WA Art Gallery with the other 9 artists from 20 July until 1 August.
Kamsani has recently completed a painting for the Department of Immigration and Border Control’s Perth office celebration of NAIDOC Week.
The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.
Western Australia’s Governor, a Supreme Court judge, an Australian hockey legend and one of Perth’s leading businessmen are among 18 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.