Dr Ben Jackson

UWA sports scientist named Young Tall Poppy of the Year

Monday, 29 October 2018

A sports scientist with a passion for improving the physical and mental health of people of all ages has been named Western Australia’s Young Tall Poppy of the Year.

A jaw dropping victory for one UWA PhD candidate

Friday, 26 October 2018

UWA PhD candidate, Samantha Andrzejaczek, was recently awarded First Place and the Audience Choice Award for her success in the OI – OGS PhD video competition held on Tuesday 23 October at UWA’s Oceans Institute (OI). The competition, which aims to increase the impact and visibility of OI postgraduate research, presents PhD students with the opportunity to share their research efforts in a creative three minute video submission.

EMS gains two Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

Friday, 26 October 2018

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia are among 25 new Fellows with impressive track records in leadership and creating impact to be elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Academy welcomes three UWA leaders as fellows

Friday, 26 October 2018

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia are among 25 new Fellows to be elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Engineering PhD student named Best Presenter in the state

Engineering PhD student named Best Presenter in the state

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Engineering PhD Student Xiong Xiao has taken out first place at the Present Around The World (PATW) event hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

UWA campus

UWA researchers elected to Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Two UWA professors were recently elected as Fellows to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia.

Convocation Medal presented to Jiwei Li by Warden of Convocation Dr Doug McGhie

Convocation Medal awarded for outstanding student volunteer for 2018

Thursday, 11 October 2018

A student at The University of Western Australia has won Convocation’s highest honour for her outstanding volunteering work at UWA and around Perth.

Convocation Medal and Certificate presented to Pat Stroud by Warded Doug McGhie

Convocation award for outstanding commitment to the theatre

Thursday, 11 October 2018

A student who joined the University Dramatic Society (UDS) soon after arriving at The University of Western Australia has gone on to win Convocation’s highest honour for her long service and huge contribution to the theatre.

Rachael Zemek, recipient of the 2018 Geoffrey Kennedy Convocation Postgraduate R

UWA research aims to improve immune therapy for cancer treatment

Thursday, 11 October 2018

A student from The University of Western Australia is undertaking innovative research which could have important benefits for cancer patients.

Rachael Zemek, who is in the fourth year of a Doctor of Philosophy, has identified the immunological pathways responsible for a successful anti-tumour immune response, which may then be targeted to improve response rates.

Convocation IQX Fellowship 2018 recipient Dr Rafael Medeiros de Souza

Industry and Innovation Engagement: Convocation IQX Fellowship Winners 2018

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The Convocation of UWA Graduates has recognised and awarded two UWA graduates for their entrepreneurial contributions to international innovation.