Kim Mahood (second left) with people from Paruku (Lake Gregory)

Desert Writings win coveted grant for UWA Publishing

Friday, 26 July 2013

UWA Publishing, with the Northern Territory Writers' Centre and the South Australia Writers' Centre, has been announced as the recipient of the Australia Council's Special Publishing Grant for their collaborative Desert Writing project, worth nearly $50,000.

Tanisha Banaszczyk

Entrepreneurial students impress business leaders at Enactus National Championships

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Enactus UWA was named runner up in the Enactus National Championships, recognising the team's achievements in managing a diverse portfolio of projects, all of which use the power of business to improve the quality of life for people in need.

The Championships, held in Sydney from 3-5 July, required Enactus teams from around the country to present their annual reports and presentations to a team of judges drawn from the Australian business community.

Ben Faraone

China internship opportunities for Business Practicum students

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

UWA Business School student Benjamin Faraone spent his summer holidays travelling through China and gaining international work experience-all while earning credit towards his degree.

Benjamin, who is majoring in Finance and Economics, completed a three-week internship at the Charlesworth Group (known as Charlesworth China), a global publishing services company, followed by a four-week internship at Forex Signs Incorporated (FSI), a market research company which identifies investment opportunities in the foreign exchange market.

Artist impression of Augmented Australia 1914-2014

UWA to represent Australian architecture on world stage

Thursday, 18 July 2013

A team led by Assistant Professor Rene Van Meeuwen from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at UWA has won the coveted position of creative director of the Australian exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014, one of the discipline's most prestigious and important events.

Young academic wins “Best Paper Award”.

Thursday, 11 July 2013

A delegation of SARE staff recently attended the 2013 International Choice Modelling Conference in Sydney (see our Facebook page). The ICMC is a conference focussing on Discrete Choice Experiment methodology, attracting DCE experts from around the world in health economics, management, psychology, transport, and environmental economics.

Shazzad Hossain

COFS researcher wins UWA Young Investigator Award

Thursday, 11 July 2013

COFS Associate Professor Shazzad Hossain recently received a 2012 Young Investigator Award.

Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy

Prestigious fellowship for oil and gas expert

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

A leading researcher whose work has helped make offshore oil and gas platforms more stable and safer has been awarded Australia's most prestigious research fellowship.

UWA Publishing books shortlisted for WA Premier’s Book Awards

Friday, 5 July 2013

UWA Publishing books Crimson Crop by Peter Rose and Guy Grey-Smith: Life Force by Andrew Gaynor have been shortlisted in the 2012 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards.

Crimson Crop, which was also recently shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Poetry, is shortlisted in the Poetry category, while Guy Grey-Smith is shortlisted in the category of WA History.

Winning UWA researchers

UWA breakthroughs lead undersea LNG Pipeline Innovation

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Revolutionary O-Tube and Remote Survey technology developed by scientists at The University of Western Australia claimed two prizes at the Australian Gas Technology (AGT) Awards held in Perth this week.

David Blenkinsop

David Blenkinsop wins National Entertainment Award

Friday, 28 June 2013

A former long-serving artistic director of the UWA-founded Perth International Arts Festival has been jointly awarded the Australian entertainment industry's most prestigious award.