The University of Western Australia remains the highest-ranked university in Western Australia and eighth in the nation, according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released today.
Researchers at the Lions Eye Institute have won a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize for developing a highly effective strategy to improve the management of one of the most common viral infections caused by cytomegalovirus, following transplantation.
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, the youngest-ever student to enrol at The University of Western Australia and last year’s recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at a special ceremony to be held at UWA’s Winthrop Hall tomorrow.
An outreach program to encourage high school girls to study STEM subjects and the research team that developed a highly effective strategy to reduce the impact of a common eye infection are finalists in the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
UWA Convocation Council member Dr Raj Kurup has been selected as one of Australia’s top 30 Most Innovative Engineers 2019 by the Institution of Engineers Australia, an honour for which he was previously recognised in 2017.