UWA Publishing book shortlisted for NSW Premier's Poetry Award

Friday, 12 April 2013

Ladylike by Kate Lilley has been shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry in the 2013 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Ladylike is Perth-born Lilley's much awaited second volume of poetry, following her 2002 debut Versary.

It is one of six poetry collections shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize, which is worth $30,000.

Wei Gen (middle) with ANZ staff

ANZ Hong Kong internship for UWA Finance student

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Experiencing Hong Kong's university hall culture and completing an internship in ANZ's Global Markets division were among the highlights of Wei Gen Ng's exchange experience.

Wei Gen, a UWA Commerce/Engineering student, was the inaugural ANZ UWA Business School Asia Fellowship recipient.

In September last year, he travelled to Hong Kong, completing a semester of study at the University of Hong Kong and a five-week internship at ANZ in Hong Kong.

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UWA chemistry postgraduate student selected to participate in the 2013 Nobel Laureate Meeting

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Vipul Agarwal, a chemistry PhD student at UWA, has been chosen as one of 8 Australian early career researchers from a highly competitive selection process to travel to Lindau in Germany to meet and learn from 37 Nobel Laureates.

UWA Publishing book longlisted for major international award

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

UWA Publishing book An Unknown Sky and other stories by Susan Midalia has been longlisted for the 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award commemorates Irish writer Frank O'Connor, and is presented for a collection of short stories published in English anywhere in the world.

It is one of the world's largest literary prizes for short story collections and is worth €25,000 (A$31,311).

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UWA Biochemistry Professor chosen as the 2013 Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society Lecturer

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Paul Attwood, Professor at the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been nominated as The Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) /British Biochemical Society Lecturer for 2013.

Thalidomide treatment included in record cancer funding

Friday, 5 April 2013

Thalidomide - the ‘morning-sickness' drug that caused serious birth defects in the 1950s - is now being used to treat cancer.  And new ways are being developed to tailor cancer treatment to individual patients.

Professor Phil Vercoe

Farmers to benefit from key research projects

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have won a total of $4.45 million in Federal Government funding for five agricultural projects focused on helping farmers adapt to a changing climate and reduce methane emissions.

Assistant Professor Marit Kragt

UWA scoops prestigious international prize - again

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

The University of Western Australia has another winner - the sixth in 40 years - in a big international essay prize that is open to young agricultural and resource economists anywhere in the world.

Roxanne Moore

UWA Fulbright scholar to focus on human rights

Monday, 25 March 2013

A former Principal Associate to WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC who aims to pursue a career in human rights has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the United States.

Winner Kim Watkins and WA Pharmaceutical Society President John Harvey

UWA PhD student and lecturer wins model pharmacist award

Friday, 22 March 2013

A passion for community pharmacy and helping young pharmacists realise their potential as health professionals has seen a PhD student and tutor from The University of Western Australia honoured for being a role model to others in her profession.