University News

Awards and Prizes

UWA Awards

Monday, 14 March 2011

Five Indigenous students were awarded UWA Excellence Awards or UWA Diversity and Merit Awards at the 2011 UWA Fogarty Foundation Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships Ceremony on 13 March 2011.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.

Kim Scott

Noongar storyteller wins regional literary prize

Friday, 11 March 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia has become the first Indigenous author to win the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best book in South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono

Indonesia's Vice-President returns to UWA for prestigious award

Friday, 11 March 2011

The contribution made by the Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono, to global affairs has been recognised with the awarding of an Honorary Doctorate from The University of Western Australia from where he graduated more than 40 years ago.

His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono

Indonesian Vice-President speaking at UWA

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

The Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono will be awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of Western Australia at a special ceremony to be held in Winthrop Hall on Thursday evening.

Maree O'Callaghan

AICD Prize Winner Announced

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

UWA Business School

The University of Western Australia EMBA student Ann Maree O'Callaghan has won the inaugural AICD Prize. The prize, awarded by the Australian Institute of Company Directors, recognises the academic, professional and community achievements of a UWA Business School postgraduate student.

UWA attracts and retains top female talent

Monday, 7 March 2011

In the lead-up to tomorrow's 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, The University of Western Australia has been recognised nationally as an Employer of Choice for Women for the ninth consecutive year.

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.