A leading researcher who is helping make the nation's vast reserves of liquefied natural gas (LNG) an even cleaner fuel is among five winners of the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science announced today in Canberra.
An honours student from The University of Western Australia with a passion for volunteer work and educational reform plans to leave his research background behind as he takes on the mantle of Rhodes Scholar.
More than 400 of the State’s best young mathematicians from over 35 schools will take part in the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) in early November.
Telling the story of Sam's excellent adventure-and how Sam will benefit from taxes paid over his lifetime-has won two undergraduate Marketing students from the UWA Business School the Australian Tax Office (ATO) video competition for 2012.
The Ramaciotti Foundations last night awarded two researchers from The University of Western Australia nearly $145,000 to help better understand the risk of life-threatening infections in premature babies and the genetics of glaucoma, the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness.
‘For me, a poem is an activist thing, and every poem is an act of responsibility,' says this year's winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry, Professor John Kinsella from The University of Western Australia.