Enviro-economist elected to academy, Winthrop Professor David Pannell

Environmental economist elected to Social Sciences Academy

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Distinguished environmental economist Winthrop Professor David Pannell has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.

UWA team wins The Amazing Case

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

UWA Business School
A team of undergraduate students from The University of Western Australia has impressed an expert judging panel to win The Amazing Case, a management consulting competition run by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

UWA’s winning team

UWA scores Doug Ellis trophy at Australian University Games

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Students from The University of Western Australia have punched above their weight to take out the Doug Ellis Trophy at this year’s Australian University Games in Adelaide.

UBS Investment Banking Challenge takes UWA students to Sydney

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Reaching the national finals of the UBS Investment Banking Challenge has given a team of UWA Business School students the opportunity to work on a real-life mergers and acquisitions (M&A) case, meet UBS executives, and be invited to interview for internships at UBS.

Undergraduate students Dylan Jensen (Commerce), Julian Rebelo (Engineering/Commerce), Jeremy Tan (Law/Commerce) and Lucas Tan (Law/Commerce) won the UWA Campus Final, and were one of seven teams from across Australia to compete in the National Finals.

Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

Breakthrough for boys who can't walk shortlisted for WA Innovation Award

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

The development of a molecule that will significantly improve the quality of life for boys who suffer from muscle-wasting disease has been shortlisted for the 2012 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.

Kimberly Klub Awards Presentation

UWA Indigenous students win Kimberley Klub awards

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Recently three Indigenous students from the Kimberley won awards from Garnduwa Amboorny Wirnan's Kimberley Klub program.

Winthrop Professor Neil Turner

UWA researcher to receive China's highest award

Monday, 24 September 2012

Winthrop Professor Neil Turner, from The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture, will this week be presented with the People's Republic of China's highest award for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress".

Professors White (left) and Cheng with O-Tube team (rear)

World-class cyclone simulator wins engineering award

Friday, 21 September 2012

A world-class research facility that aims to protect thousand of kilometres of underwater oil and gas pipelines worth billions of dollars from destructive cyclones has won a major award for a team of engineers at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Publishing 'must-read' history book wins Premier's prize

Friday, 21 September 2012

UWA Publishing's Justice:  A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia by author Fiona Skyring has won the $25,000 Premier's Prize for best overall book in the WA Premier's Book Awards.

UWA Publishing ‘must-read’ history book wins Premier’s Prize

Friday, 21 September 2012

Justice: A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia won the $25,000 Premier's Prize for best overall book in the WA Premier's Book Awards on Monday night.

The book beat a record 595 others including Anna Funder's Miles Franklin winner All That I Am and Cloudstreet: The Screenplay by Tim Winton and Ellen Fontana.

The judges described the ‘must read' book as an ‘elegantly written, painstakingly researched and profoundly relevant publication'.