UWA Publishing book Vite Italiane: Italian Lives in Western Australia, by Susanna Iuliano, has won the 2010 Western Australian Premier's Book Award for the State Library of Western Australia's WA History category.
The Judges' report declared Vite Italiane, "[a] very readable, comprehensive, lively yet scholarly history of Italians in Western Australia. Wide ranging in scope and true to its title, it captures the lives of Italians in Western Australia over the last 100 years".
The University of Western
Australia was once again represented by the UWA Western
Waagyls at the 16th National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student
Games (NITESG), which was this year hosted by the University of Melbourne
from 18 to 23 September.
With topics ranging from “Context and Drivers of Movement of Indian Ocean Whale Sharks” to “High Pressure Dynamic Adsorption Measurement System to Study Metal Organic Frameworks for Gas Separation”, 10 of the Faculty’s top early-career researchers have been awarded UWA Research Development Awards to go towards projects they will be leading in 2012.