Dr David Griffiths was awarded a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours from UWA in 1973 and a Master of Economics from ANU in 1976. David was a member of the Senate of UWA for 12 years retiring as Pro Chancellor in 2008. He joined the Board of Perth Festival in 2001 and stepped down as Deputy Chairman in 2015. David was award an honorary Doctor of Economics by UWA in 2009.
The Convocation Undergraduate Prize in Bachelor of Arts has been awarded to Ashlynne Hendry who completed her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Linguistics and Anthropology, and Sociology at The University of Western Australia in 2018.
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of great awards or achievements across the University please email email@example.com
At its Autumn Ordinary Meeting Convocation recognised three outstanding contributors to the University with the presentation of Convocation Medals to Ms Hilary Silbert, Dr Susan King and Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM.
The University of Western Australia has been recognised in Australia in the Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018-2019 National Report, which provides a national snapshot of how university research translates into real-world benefits for society.
Congratulations to Doctor Sagi Peari who was awarded the Best Paper Prize at the Corporate Law Teachers Association (CLTA) conference in Auckland.
The annual conference was hosted by the University of Auckland and the award ceremony was attended by leading academics, judiciary and policy makers.
“I would like to sincerely thank CLTA’s Executive Committee for the trust in my candidacy and my work. I was deeply touched by the high level of collegiality and the warm welcoming I received at the conference”, Dr Peari said.