Two UWA Publishing books, Between the Leaves: Stories of Australian Women, Writing and Gardens, by Katie Holmes, and The Paper War: Morality, Print Culture and Power in Colonial New South Wales, have been shortlisted in the 2012 Australian Historical Association (AHA) Awards.
Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Two of The University of Western Australia's top mechanical engineers have been recognised by Engineers Australia with the Sir George Julius medal for their ground-breaking research into the use of engineering computations in image-guided surgery.
The UWA Business School's teaching and research staff were recognised for their outstanding achievements in an awards ceremony held earlier this month. The Faculty Teaching and Research Awards recognised the contributions of staff during 2011.
Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the winners and thanked all staff for their hard work.
UWA Publishing book From Moree to Mabo: The Mary Gaudron Story, by Pamela Burton, has been longlisted for the 2012 National Biography Award.
From Moree to Mabo is the remarkable story of Mary Gaudron QC, the first female justice of the High Court of Australia.
In a groundbreaking career, Mary Gaudron passionately championed gender equality and indigenous rights, ruling on landmark decisions such as Mabo and Wik, as well as the Equal Pay case for the Whitlam Government.