Professor David White

BGA Medal awarded to COFS Professorial Fellow

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Professor David White has been awarded the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Medal for his paper, co-authored with Dr Johnny Cheuk (a former visitor to COFS, now with AECOM, Hong Kong).

UWA Publishing book shortlisted for Margaret Medcalf Award

Friday, 8 June 2012

UWA Publishing book Justice: A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia, by Fiona Skyring, has been shortlisted for the 2012 Margaret Medcalf Award.

Justice is a lively and multi-dimensional insight into Australian history that takes the story of the Aboriginal Legal Service beyond the criminal justice system as it covers some of Australia's major social, political and legal reforms of the past four decades.

Winthrop Professor Rana Munns

Plant biologist wins national award

Monday, 4 June 2012

A leading researcher from The University of Western Australia who is one of the world's most highly cited plant biologists has been recognised with a prestigious national award.

Professor MacLeod receiving award from Cynthia Murphy of Thomson Reuters

National award for pioneering psychologist

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

A researcher from The University of Western Australia who also is one of the world's leading experts on emotion will today receive a prestigious national award in Canberra.

Associate Professor Alison Reid

Award for study of cancer link to home renovators

Monday, 28 May 2012

A landmark study that found a ‘third wave' of asbestos-related cancer had emerged among home renovators has won the Medical Journal of Australia/Medical Defence Australia National Research Award for the best research article published in the journal in 2011.

Prizewinner Craig McCormack (l) with prize donor representative David Gulland fr

Top students recognised

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Seventeen of ALVA’s top students from 2011 were recognised for their exceptional work in both practical and theoretical subjects at the Annual Prize-Giving Ceremony and exhibition opening held on Thursday 10 May.

Mark Cassidy, Britta Bienen and Christophe Gaudin

Geotechnical Research Medal awarded to COFS researchers

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Professor Christophe Gaudin, Associate Professor Britta Bienen and Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy have been awarded the Geotechnical Research Medal, by the Institution of Civil Engineers, for their paper:

Young artist's ambition soars with Schenberg

Monday, 21 May 2012

A concave sculpture into which is projected a video of two men posing for a portrait has won its creator the $35,000 annual Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize awarded through The University of Western Australia.

Shazzad Hossain receiving the ASCE CE best paper award at OTC 2012

ASCE Civil Engineering best paper award, OTC 2012

Thursday, 17 May 2012

ARC Postdoctoral Fellow Assistant Professor Shazzad Hossain, ARC Future Fellow Professor Mark Cassidy and their co-authors were awared the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Best Civil Engineering Paper Award at Houston's annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) for 2012. 

Anthony Lamb

UWA graduates receive Gates Cambridge scholarships

Friday, 11 May 2012

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia were among just six Australians to receive 2012 Gates Cambridge scholarships.