UWA women's hockey team for 2015 Australian UniGames

Team UWA are the Spirit of the Games in 2015

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

The University of Western Australia (UWA) will be ready to take on the nation’s top universities in 2016 when the Australian University Games (UniGames) will embark on Perth, after winning the John White Spirit of the Games Award at this year’s UniGames held on the Gold Coast last week.

Nick Eyers, Luke Edwards, Jaxon Carter, Grace Williams and Danelle Manning

UWA students shine at Australian crops competition

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Five agricultural science undergraduate students at The University of Western Australia have excelled in the 2015 Australian Universities Crop Competition held in New South Wales last week.

Third-year students Mr Jaxon Carter, Mr Luke Edwards, Ms Grace Williams, Ms Danelle Manning and Mr Nick Eyres represented UWA at the three-day competition, and placed third amongst university teams from across Australia and the United States.

Ig Nobel Prize winners

Egg research cracks top prize

Friday, 25 September 2015

Researcher and chemistry student Callum Ormonde from The University of Western Australia is part of a team that has won an Ig Nobel Prize for working out how to unboil an egg.

Professor Peter Thompson

Leading WA medical researchers recognised in national awards

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Two leading medical scientists at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have won National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards for work to improve treatments for heart and kidney disease.

W/Professor Geoff Soutar

UWA Marketing Professor elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

The UWA Business School’s Winthrop Professor Geoff Soutar has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Former Indonesian president awarded honorary doctorate

Former Indonesian president awarded honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Former Indonesian president His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been awarded an honorary doctorate at The University of Western Australia, in recognition of his contribution to global affairs and long-term advocacy in building strong relations between Australia and Indonesia.

Teaching Innovation Pays Off

Friday, 18 September 2015

Kate Offer loves teaching Law. More than that, she loves to experiment with how she teaches Law. The Assistant Professor’s passion – and experiments – will be recognised later this month with a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Federal Education Department’s Office of Teaching and Learning.

Kate could not be more delighted with the award, which recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning over a sustained period.

Three minute thesis

Young scientist wins UWA's three minute thesis competition

Friday, 11 September 2015

Imagine trying to explain in just three minutes a complicated thesis that would normally take about nine hours to read.

Aurora Milroy

UWA student awarded prestigious scholarship

Friday, 11 September 2015

Graduate Aurora Milroy, from The University of Western Australia’s School of Indigenous Studies, is one of three Australians to receive a prestigious 2015 UK Chevening/Charlie Perkins Scholarship, to complete a Masters degree at Oxford University.

Professor Christobel Saunders

Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment

Monday, 31 August 2015

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow.