guan tor lim receiving award

COFS Visiting Researcher wins the 21st Annual GFWA Prize in Geomechanics

Thursday, 10 October 2013

COFS Visiting Researcher Mr Guan Tor Lim was the winner of the 21st Annual GFWA Prize in Geomechanics for Final Year Undergraduate Projects.

Western Waagyls 2013

Western Waagyls, UWA win the Games

Friday, 27 September 2013

UWA’s Western Waagyls have once again won the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games. This is the 6th time UWA has won and against Indigenous students from 25 other universities. 

This year the Games were held at the University of Western Sydney in Penrith, NSW.  The team consisted of team captains, Jordan Ah Chee and Samantha Shepherd and team members Zana Bodey, Emile Boxer, Rhianna Couzens, Marlia Fatnowna, Casey Kickett, Brianna Ozies, Caleb Rivers and Torey Rickerby.  Staff members Marilyn Strother and Brendon DeGois accompanied the team.

Rebecca Dracup and Andrew Perren

New awards recognise engineering contribution to global humanity

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Two students from The University of Western Australia determined to highlight the humanitarian and development work done by engineers globally have created the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA) to honour their socially responsible colleagues.

Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique

Agriculture expert wins top Chinese award

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

A leading agricultural scientist and academic whose mission is to ‘feed the world' has been honoured with a prestigious award by China's Gansu Provincial Government for his outstanding contribution to research and leadership with within Gansu Province, especially Lanzhou University.

Assistant Professor Chunbo Ma

'Emerging Future Leader' aims for greener world

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

A young ecological economist at The University of Western Australia has been awarded a Fellowship in Low Emissions Coal Technology (LECT).

Cambridge draws UWA students

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Two students from one of the world's most scenic universities will soon begin studying at one of the world's oldest.

Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin stars at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A former Perth arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm has been awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.

(Left) Riley McAuliffe and Haweya Ismail - UN forum students

UWA students selected for global economic and climate forums

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

A science student with a passion for helping people in developing countries struggling with energy needs will head to the United States next month as a youth delegate at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings.

Professor Paul Gerrans

MoneySmart Week award for UWA Finance professor

Monday, 16 September 2013

From improving financial literacy among students, through to examining Australia’s superannuation system, the UWA Business School’s Professor Paul Gerrans is passionate about improving our understanding of money.

In recognition of his innovative research, he has been awarded a 2013 MoneySmart Week award in the Individuals category.

Glenn Langridge

UWA Marketing Student Gains Google Experience

Monday, 16 September 2013

UWA Business School marketing student Glenn Langridge was given the opportunity to work closely with Google employees and learn intensively about sales, marketing, presentation and, of course, about Google when he attended a three-day Google AdCamp in Sydney earlier this year.

Glenn was one of only 25 students from Australia and New Zealand invited to participate in the first Google AdCamp for the region, and was the only successful applicant from Western Australia.