Business Leaders Honour Top UWA Students at Awards Ceremony

Friday, 22 June 2012

Senior executives and business leaders from the resources, energy, banking, finance, property, consulting and infrastructure sectors attended a prestigious awards ceremony held on 29 May for some of the state's high-achieving students from The University of Western Australia's Business School.

A total of 29 scholarships and 43 prizes worth a total of more than half a million dollars were awarded.

Brain Bee contenders score brainiest coach

Thursday, 21 June 2012

As far as coaches go, WA State finalists in the annual Brain Bee competition - to be held at The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 26 June - couldn't have scored a better one.

Aanandini Ganesalingam

Scholarship winner uses maths brain for good grain

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

A researcher who turned down a career-based position in the Commonwealth Defence Department in Canberra to pursue a PhD in agriculture at The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious fellowship.

Ashlee Uren

2012 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 June 2012

A fifth-year Law/Arts student with a passion for helping people less fortunate than others has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

UWA Publishing book wins 2012 Margaret Medcalf Award

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Justice: A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia by Fiona Skyring, published by UWA Publishing in 2011, has been awarded the 2012 Margaret Medcalf Award.

Another UWA Publishing title, Government House and Western Australian Society 1829-2010 by Jeremy C. Martens, was awarded a Special Commendation.

The Honourable Chief Justice Wayne Martin

Queen's Birthday Honours for UWA graduates and staff

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Fourteen graduates and staff of The University of Western Australia have been honoured by their inclusion on the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List.  

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.