Winthrop Professor George Milne at news conference

Green light for Australia's first online bushfire simulation system

Thursday, 12 December 2013

International award-winning technology that can better predict the speed, direction and intensity of bushfires is now in operation, ready for Western Australia's southern bushfire season.

Darcy White

UWA students earn prestigious advertising industry placements

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Four UWA students and graduates have earned highly sought after graduate placements with the State's leading advertising agencies.

Offered through The Communications Council WA, the placements consist of a three-month full-time paid internship designed to give graduates valuable industry experience.

Matt Hipsey, Matt Hipsey, Tony Jakeman, outgoing president of the Modelling

International award for young UWA scientists

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Two early career researchers from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Science have won an international award for Research Excellence from the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.

100 years of business excellence marked by new awards

Thursday, 12 December 2013

The UWA Business School has marked the University's centenary with the creation of a suite of Alumni Awards and Dean's Awards.

Archaeology students

UWA student archaeologists dig deep for win

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

A team of students from The University of Western Australia has won the inaugural national Australian Archaeological Association's (AAA) Student Ethics Debate.

Business School Best Paper Prizes honour groundbreaking research

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Dean's Best Paper Prize has been jointly awarded to Winthrop Professor Ken Clements, Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker and Winthrop Professor John Watson.

Professor Patricia Dudgeon

Lifetime achievement award for passionate campaigner

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Professor Patricia Dudgeon - a Bardi woman and psychologist who works at The University of Western Australia - has won an Indigenous Allied Health Australia Lifetime Achievement Award (IAHA).

Daniel Jovevski receiving the Young Entrepreneur Award

UWA MBA student wins Young Entrepreneur Award

Friday, 6 December 2013

SwitchMyLoan founder and CEO and UWA Business School Master of Business Administration student Daniel Jovevski has won the Young Entrepreneur Award at the 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards.

Daniel, who established the popular online mortgage comparison website just over one year ago, was recognised as the most outstanding young business owner under 35, beating candidates from across Western Australia.

(Pictured: L-R, Mr Michael Bennett, Dr Duc Dau, Dr Mary Davies, Photo by Belinda

Congratulations to the four lucky grand prize winners from our recent surveys.

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

The Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey for UWA staff ran for two weeks in October and Dr Duc Dau (English and Cultural Studies) and Mr Michael Bennett (Law) have each won an iPad by providing their feedback on the impact of digital technologies on research, teaching and learning and publishing.

UWA mosquito trap wins national humanitarian challenge

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Students from The University of Western Australia have won the Engineers without Borders Australia National Engineering Challenge with their design for a mosquito trap made from waste plastic bottles for the community of Codo in East Timor.