David Reid

Engineering student wins top UWA award

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

A PhD student from The University of Western Australia's School of Civil and Resource Engineering has won the 12th Dr Baden Clegg Award for a presentation on analysis of tailings dam liquefaction.

Bushfire rapid early warning system wins national award

Friday, 9 August 2013

A computer system which enables early warnings about bushfires to be sent to at-risk communities won a national award last night for a group from WA.

Microscope-in-a-needle team

Breast cancer and landcare projects make Eureka award finals

Friday, 9 August 2013

A microscope-in-a-needle device to detect breast cancer and a collaborative sustainable grazing system project have earned researchers at The University of Western Australia a place in the finals of the Australian Museum's annual Eureka Prizes - the most prestigious prizes in Australian science.

Research Assistant Professor Ruth Thornton

Glue ear mystery solved – and researcher hears applause

Thursday, 8 August 2013

The sleepless nights families face when painful ear infections strike kids may be over if a researcher associated with The University of Western Australia has her way.

Martin Fahey

Martin Fahey Visitng Fellowships now available

Thursday, 1 August 2013

The Martin Fahey Visiting Fellowship has been established by COFS to honour the contribution made by Professor Martin Fahey in the establishment and success of the UWA Geotechnical Testing Laboratory, the Geomechanics Group and COFS.

UWA Fogarty Regional Scholarship recipient, Leela Dilkes-Hoffman

2014 UWA Scholarships applications opening soon

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

UWA offers more than 400 scholarships every year to undergraduate students from all walks of life. In 2014, there will be in excess of $4 million in scholarships available to undergraduate students to assist them to realize their potential.

Dynamic duo receive national accounting education award

Monday, 29 July 2013

A rare national education award last presented in 2000 has been jointly awarded to the UWA Business School's Associate Dean Teaching and Learning Winthrop Professor Phil Hancock and The University of Sydney's Associate Professor Mark Freeman.

The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)'s Outstanding Contribution to Accounting and Finance - Education Award recognises the contributions to accounting and finance education made by the duo over the last thirty years.

Dr Jacquie Hutchinson

Workplace bullying” needs redefining: Employment expert

Monday, 29 July 2013

Entire organisations-and not just individual managers and employees-might be to blame for workplace bullying, according to a recent article by the UWA Business School's Dr Jacquie Hutchinson.

Published in the Journal of Industrial Relations, Dr Hutchinson's article outlines the results of interviews conducted with 32 public sector employees, including senior managers, employee advocates and policy implementers.

Towards a broader definition of workplace bullying

Kim Mahood (second left) with people from Paruku (Lake Gregory)

Desert Writings win coveted grant for UWA Publishing

Friday, 26 July 2013

UWA Publishing, with the Northern Territory Writers' Centre and the South Australia Writers' Centre, has been announced as the recipient of the Australia Council's Special Publishing Grant for their collaborative Desert Writing project, worth nearly $50,000.

Tanisha Banaszczyk

Entrepreneurial students impress business leaders at Enactus National Championships

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Enactus UWA was named runner up in the Enactus National Championships, recognising the team's achievements in managing a diverse portfolio of projects, all of which use the power of business to improve the quality of life for people in need.

The Championships, held in Sydney from 3-5 July, required Enactus teams from around the country to present their annual reports and presentations to a team of judges drawn from the Australian business community.