University News

Awards and Prizes

Proud to be UWA

Friday, 20 May 2011

The University of Western Australia was recognised this week as one of the nation's best workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people in Australia's first Top 10 Employers List for LGBT employees.

Stephen Daisley

PhD student wins NSW Premier’s Award for new writing

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Stephen Daisley, a PhD student at The University of Western Australia, has won the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing at the 2011 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards.

John Moore

Award puts the shine on telescope

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

When it's time to polish the mirror on the Zadko telescope, it's not simply a matter of getting out the Windex and a soft cloth.

Cleaning, polishing, maintaining and resurfacing the mirror on the one-metre Cassegrain optical telescope near the Gravity Discovery Centre at Gingin requires specialised technical skills that John Moore will develop in France later this year.

Congratulations to 2011 Scholarship and Prize Winners

Friday, 6 May 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School congratulates the 25 scholarship recipients and 57 prize winners for 2011.

The students were presented with their awards at a prizegiving ceremony held on Thursday, 5 May at the University Club of Western Australia.

Professor Robin Owens with Professor Fiona Bull (Population Health)

Researchers are on top of the world

Thursday, 5 May 2011

The University gave a ‘high five' to its ‘Hi Ci' staff and  students last month with a reception in the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Students receive Art Prizes

Congratulations to Indigenous Arts Prize winners!

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Indigenous students were awarded a number of prizes at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Prize giving on Wednesday May 4.

School of Music lecturer wins prestigious Art Music Award

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The School of Music is proud to announce that James Ledger, a lecturer in composition studies, won a 2011 Art Music Award for his orchestral piece "Chronicles" in the category of "Work of the Year:  Orchestral".  

Momentum Partners UWA Business School Management Consulting Challenge

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The 2011 Momentum Partners UWA Business School Management Consulting Challenge has again showcased the talents of UWA Business School students.

Michele Roberts

2010 BHP Billiton PhD Prize Winner

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

UWA Business School
Assistant Professor Michele Roberts has won the 2010 BHP Billiton PhD Prize with her thesis examining the indirect effects of junk food advertising on children's food choices.

BHP Scholarship winners 2011

Congratulations to 2011 BHP Scholarship recipients

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Indigenous scholarship recipients were recognised at the BHP Billiton Scholarship Awards Sundowner at the UWA Business School recently. Seven students were awarded scholarships for 2011.