UWA's microscope-in-a-needle wins prestigious national award

Friday, 27 November 2015

A team of biomedical engineers and doctors, led by Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson, from The University of Western Australia has won The Australian newspaper’s Innovation Challenge for developing the world’s smallest handheld microscope.

Michael Grebla

UWA graduate wins John Monash Scholarship

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Engineering and music graduate Michael Grebla has been awarded a prestigious General Sir John Monash Foundation Scholarship.

UWA's Summer Music Academy seeking talented young musicians

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Talented young music students are invited to apply for The University of Western Australia's Summer Music Academy from December 7 to 11.

UWA to host international energy economics conference

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Some of the world’s leading energy economics experts will attend an international conference to address Asia’s future energy needs at The University of Western Australia in February next year.

Professor Mark Randolph

Mark Randolph awarded Swiss honorary doctorate

Monday, 23 November 2015

Internationally recognised geotechnical engineer Professor Mark Randolph has received another accolade for his expertise in offshore geotechnics.

UWA undergraduate rewarded for wind energy research

Monday, 23 November 2015

An undergraduate student specialising in civil engineering has been awarded the 23rd annual prize in Geomechanics (known as the GFWA Prize).

Matthew Bell, a student of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, is working under the supervision of Professor Barry Lehane investigating the performance of piles under lateral cyclic loading.

Jacinta Foley and Sean Randell

Smart agriculture students explore ways to increase wheat yield

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Once the world’s largest individual wheat grower, the late Sir Eric Smart would have been proud to see a scholarship in his name help two agricultural science students from The University of Western Australia conduct research into improving the productivity of wheat.

Professor Peter Eastwood

$3m in health research grants may mean better sleep for all

Monday, 9 November 2015

A study which may lead to sleep apnoea being diagnosed through a simple photograph is one of three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth nearly $3 million awarded to The University of Western Australia.

2015 Australia Awards Hadi Soesastro Prize winners with Julie Bishop

UWA student wins Australia Awards Hadi Soesastro Prize

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

A PhD student at the UWA Business School has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Australia Awards Hadi Soesastro Prize.

Matheus Saueressig

Brazil's biofabrication wins UWA's course of the future

Monday, 2 November 2015

A biofabrication course envisaged by 17-year-old Brazilian student Matheus Saueressig has won The University of Western Australia’s Pitch the Course of the Future competition.