University News

Awards and Prizes

Kids to exercise grey matter in knock-out contest

Monday, 7 March 2011

Year 10 students from around Western Australia will converge on The University of Western Australia later this year to compete in a contest that could identify some of the top neuroscientists of the future.

Dr Shalmalee Palekar

Lecturer of the Year embraces Indian cinema

Thursday, 3 March 2011

An academic at The University of Western Australia whose research interests include Indian cinema has been recognised ahead of more than 4000 nominees as the 2010 UniJobs Lecturer of the Year.

Professor Marcus Feldman

$1 million prize for UWA graduate

Thursday, 3 March 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Professor Marcus Feldman, has won a prestigious international prize for his work in the evolutionary sciences.

UWA honours student receives Agricultural and Resource Economics Award

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

UWA Business School graduate David Halperin has won the 2010 Undergraduate Prize for the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES).

Guy Armstrong was the winner of a $500 voucher at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands

Winner in bike giveaway announced

Monday, 28 February 2011

Congratulations to Guy Armstrong, the winner of a $500 voucher to spend on a bike or bicycle equipment at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands.

Judging UWA Publishing by its covers

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Judging the design of books is the work of the Australian Publishing Association's Book Design Awards - and an in-house designer at UWA Publishing is gaining national acclaim as a one of the best in the business.

Win a $500 bike at O-Day

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Sustainable Development is offering O-Day visitors the chance to win a fantastic prize of $500 to spend on a bike or bicycle equipment at Glen Parker Cycles Nedlands.

Philanthropist offers prize for genome research paper

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Western Australian researchers have been offered an incentive to use state-of-the-art gene sequencing equipment - a $20,000 prize for publication of the first research paper, using the equipment, in an influential scientific journal.

Carbon Futures Challenge 2011

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

UWA Business School
The University of Western Australia's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team is inviting all students, teachers, parents, and the wider school community to participate in the Carbon Futures Challenge 2011.

Perth businessman Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan: Driving genome research

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Prominent Perth businessman and philanthropist Charles Morgan's drive for new markets and new technology has infected the world of genome research in Western Australia to the point where, thanks to his almost one million-dollar donation, it can now boast one of only two open access facilities in Australia.