IQ Awards

Latest in innovation showcased at the UWA IQ Awards

Friday, 11 May 2018

An invention to monitor leukemia cells in the blood, methods to develop better medicines with fewer side-effects and an app to help school students develop skills for the future workplace were big winners at this year’s University of Western Australia IQ Awards.

UWA team wins Thales Project Arduino Australian Award 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018

A UWA student team, ‘Spysea’, existing of students Jess Armstrong, Ray Barker and Geoffrey Channon, has been selected as the Australian winner of the Thales Project Arduino competition.

Isabel Inkster

2018 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A third-year Law student with a passion for the law, arts and environment has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Mitali with her award

Awards and achievements - March 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Convocation Medal recipient, Maria Carvalho with Convocation Warden, Doug McGhie

UWA archivist wins Convocation Medal at UWA Convocation Autumn Ordinary Meeting for 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia’s archivist has been honoured for her years of dedicated service preserving and promoting UWA’s history by being awarded the Convocation Medal, an award to a member of Convocation who has made a significant and sustained contribution to Convocation, the University and the community.

Barry Marshall and Mary

How to win a Nobel Prize

Thursday, 22 March 2018

A chance encounter between a Nobel Laureate and a precocious nine-year-old girl has led to a new work of creative nonfiction designed to inspire young scientists to win their own Nobel Prize.

Adrian Fini

Leaders acknowledged with honorary doctorates at UWA

Monday, 19 March 2018

The achievements of highly respected Perth businessman and property developer Adrian Fini and internationally renowned music conductor Simone Young were celebrated when they were presented with honorary doctorates at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Saunders

Prominent cancer surgeon inducted into WA Women's Hall of Fame

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon Professor Christobel Saunders from The University of Western Australia is one of 14 women who have been inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame today.

Ryan Bunney

Awards and achievements - February 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

UWA Graduate awarded Knight-Hennessy Scholarship to Stanford University

Monday, 5 March 2018

UWA Electrical Engineering and Mathematics graduate, Brooke Krajancich, has been awarded an inaugural Knight-Hennessy scholarship to Stanford University.