Louise Pollard

Student outreach program leader wins national Fellowship

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Louise Pollard, Manager of The University of Western Australia’s student outreach program Aspire UWA, is one of three Australians to be awarded an Equity Fellowship by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) at Curtin University.

Ryuta Ujihara

UWA congratulates its 2017 Forrest scholar

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

A nature lover from Japan who wants to help solve the world’s looming water shortage is The University of Western Australia’s recipient of the 2017 Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships.  

Gemma Wilkinson

Bunbury leads UWA rural medical students graduation

Monday, 21 November 2016

Last Saturday 60 rural students from 22 country towns, including 17 students from Bunbury, graduated from The University of Western Australia’s Medical School – the biggest number of rural background doctors to graduate in a single year.

Indigenous students

UWA congratulates graduating Indigenous students

Monday, 21 November 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates a record number of Indigenous students who received their degrees at UWA’s Winthrop Hall at the weekend.

ECM Alumus water innovator honoured at awards

Monday, 14 November 2016

Environmental Engineer and Faculty Alumnus, Halinka Lamparski, has been awarded Young Water Professional of the Year, the top honours at the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards dinner on Friday 21 October. The awards showcased innovation and sustainable management of water.

Water Minister Mia Davies said each winner demonstrated how innovative thinking formed a vital part of our State's water future.

Anaesthetics Prize Winner 2016

Noongar medical student has eye on the prize

Monday, 14 November 2016

It is exciting times for the last cohort of undergraduates in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery who are a week away from graduation before they enter our hospitals officially as doctors.

It is an especially wonderful week for one student. Declan Scott, a proud Wirlomin, Noongar man has been awarded the 2016 ANZCA/ASA Gilbert Troup Prize in Anaesthetics, supported by The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA). 

UWA

UWA Awards and Achievements - October 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016

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

David Mackey

UWA science funding to support medical breakthroughs

Thursday, 3 November 2016

The University of Western Australia has been awarded grants totalling more than $3.5 million to support health and medical research projects through the Federal Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding scheme.

Dr Andrew Guzzomi

Seed flamer wins at WA Innovator of the Year

Thursday, 3 November 2016

A new tool that makes native seeds easier to handle has won researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority a top prize at the 2016 WA Innovator of the Year awards.

Whizz kids compete in Maths Olympics

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Over 400 students from 23 schools participated in the annual Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) at The University of Western Australia on 29 October.

With no help from calculators, students from Years 7, 8 and 9 solved mathematical problems individually and in teams to win prizes over $3500.