UWA researchers win an Australia-Japan Foundation Grant

UWA researchers win an Australia-Japan Foundation Grant

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Associate Professors Mark Pegrum and Grace Oakley from The University of Western Australia’s Graduate School of Education have won an Australia-Japan Foundation grant from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

The grant worth $22,000 will help middle school students in Australia and Japan create and share multimodal e-books to support their learning about each other's language and culture. Grace and Mark together with other partners from four universities in Japan will support school teachers to build sustainable links.

Professor Farid Boussaid, EECE Head of School

EECE Professor and Head of School, Farid Boussaid, receives citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning from the Australian Awards for University Teaching

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Professor Farid Boussaid, Head of the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, has received a citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning from the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Team Schrodinger's Shark

GovHack Hackerspace 2016 Shark Solutions Prize Winners includes EECE PhD student Philip Wijesinghe

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

EECE and OBEL PhD Student, Philip Wijesinghe, is part of the winning team for the Shark Solutions Prize at GovHack Hackerspace 2016 in Perth.

Professor Erika Techera

UWA Law Dean wins national academic honour

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The University of Western Australia’s first female Law School Dean has been named Academic of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly 2016 Australian Law Awards held in Sydney.

EECE Visiting Professor Hak-Keung Lam of King's College London

PACE Visiting Professor Hak-Keung Lam is awarded the Robert and Maude Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

UWA’s Institute of Advanced Studies has awarded PACE visiting Professor, Hak-Keung Lam, the Robert and Maude Gledden Visiting Senior Fellowship for 2017. Professor Lam will be visiting PACE early next year (2017).

Professor Erika Techera

UWA Awards and Achievements - August 2016

Monday, 5 September 2016

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

CEME offshore engineer wins prestigious science award

Thursday, 25 August 2016

CEME researcher and lecturer Dr Scott Draper last night won the prestigious $10,000 Woodside Early Career Scientist at the 2016 Premier’s Science Awards in Perth.

Ellenbrook Primary School Year 1 Class Winners of UWA Open Day Competition

UWA Open Day Competition Winners

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

What would our world be like without teachers?  This was the question the Faculty of Education at UWA put forward to Western Australian school students as part of this year's UWA Open Day. 

Primary and secondary schools were invited to contemplate and discuss the idea with their students and to reflect on the important work teachers undertake everyday in the classroom.

Jane Pillow

Research to help premature babies recognised in national awards

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

A study at The University of Western Australia that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards.

Game of EZONEs UWA – Design Challenge

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The ECM Faculty’s vision to create a revolutionary teaching and learning space has reached an exciting stage – ECM and Campus Management are seeking input from across UWA to help improve the value of the project and future-proof EZONE UWA – the University's highest infrastructure priority.