UWA Publishing ‘must-read’ history book wins Premier’s Prize

Friday, 21 September 2012

Justice: A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia won the $25,000 Premier's Prize for best overall book in the WA Premier's Book Awards on Monday night.

The book beat a record 595 others including Anna Funder's Miles Franklin winner All That I Am and Cloudstreet: The Screenplay by Tim Winton and Ellen Fontana.

The judges described the ‘must read' book as an ‘elegantly written, painstakingly researched and profoundly relevant publication'.


Judges watch Ashley Smith’s performance

UWA maestro a 'musical genius'

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Ashley Smith, an Honours graduate from The University of Western Australia's School of Music, has laid claim to the title "musical genius" in winning the prestigious MCA Freedman Fellowship for classical music.

Large O Tube

The Large O Tube wins the Innovation and Development category of the 2012 WA Engineering Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

The School of Civil and Resource Engineering and COFS Large O Tube Flume was announced as the winner of the Innovation and Development category of the 2012 WA Engineering Excellence Awards.

Winthrop Professor Mark Spackman

UWA crystal scientist awarded Nobel Academy prize

Friday, 14 September 2012

The University of Western Australia's highly cited Head of School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Winthrop Professor Mark Spackman has been awarded the prestigious Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS) 2013 Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography.

Flexible, green living a double winner for UWA pair

Friday, 14 September 2012

A developer's strong environmental consciousness and the skill of a duo of architects who are both UWA graduates proved a winning combination, not once but twice.

UWA sailors win gold in world championships

Friday, 14 September 2012

Four students from The University of Western Australia have defeated another Australian university team to win the World University Match Racing Championships, held in Nice, France.

UWA Business School

UWA Business School students scoop pool in Dream Team contest

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Business students from The University of Western Australia have swept the field to win first, second and third place in WA's 2012 Deloitte Dream Team competition.

Madeleine Venables

Young UWA medico champions rural health

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

A fourth-year medical student with a passion for country Australia has won a national award for her dedication and leadership in inspiring young people to consider a career in rural health.

Research Associate Professor Keith Stubbs

UWA scientistsnamed finalist in national awards

Monday, 10 September 2012

Two researchers from The University of Western Australia are finalists in the 2012 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year awards, to be announced at the Australasian Research Management Society conference on the Gold Coast on Friday 21 September.

UWA Publishing book wins Queensland Literary Award for Poetry

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Peter Rose has won the Judith Wright Calanthe Poetry Award in the 2012 Queensland Literary Awards for his poetry collection Crimson Crop.

Crimson Crop, Rose's fifth collection of poetry, adds to an existing oeuvre of work that includes the bestselling memoir Rose Boys (2001), and builds upon his esteemed reputation as a poet, novelist and editor of Australian Book Review.