A young plant biologist who developed a passion for the environment when he took up surfing in primary school has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the US.
The University of Western Australia was announced this week as the State's first Fair Trade University following its decision to switch to ethical and environmentally sustainable products in the workplace.
Dr Mihwa Lee, an NHMRC Postdoctoral Training Fellow at the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the Lorne Proteins-British Biochemical Society Young Investigator Award at the 38th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function.
Winners of the CAPITheticAL competition, a Centenary of Canberra project administered by the Australian Institute of Architects, were announced last night. The Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC)’s entry by Dr Julian Bolleter and Professor Richard Weller received a commendation.
Former State Education Minister Dr Elizabeth Constable is one of several people whose contributions to society will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn graduations for 3600 students.
The University of Western Australia has provided law, science and arts student Akram Azimi with a $20,000 grant to recognise his outstanding achievement as 2013 Young Australian of the Year so he can continue his award-winning community social justice work while studying at UWA.
A joint virtual reality teaching project between The University of Western Australia and the University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Western Switzerland, has been internationally recognised as the best Innovation in Case Teaching.