Crimson Crop, which was also recently shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Poetry, is shortlisted in the Poetry category, while Guy Grey-Smith is shortlisted in the category of WA History.
Revolutionary O-Tube and Remote Survey technology developed by scientists at The University of Western Australia claimed two prizes at the Australian Gas Technology (AGT) Awards held in Perth this week.
On May 31, five Law students were awarded the 2013 Lavan Legal Scholarships at a presentation by Mr Dan Mossenson, Emeritus Partner, Lavan Legal at Shenton House (School of Indigenous Studies). This scholarship was awarded for the first time in 2012. The recipients for 2012 Angela Crombie, Dylan Collard, Katja Gvozdenovic, Micah Kickett and Laura Vincent received awards again for 2013.
The scholarships have not only provided book vouchers but Lavan Legal also offered mentorship opportunities for students and invitations to meetings and social functions at Lavan Legal.
This year at UWA’s Undergraduate Scholarships Ceremony last month, over 25 scholarships were awarded to Indigenous students at UWA. This included Excellence Awards, Diversity and Merit Awards, Rio Tinto Residential Scholarships and BHP Billiton Iron Ore Scholarships. Several students were successful in being awarded more than one scholarship. This year two new scholarships, the Pam and Roland Farrant Scholarship and the VACE Scholarship were awarded for students in the Aboriginal Orientation Course.
Three scholarship winners are among 25 students from The University of Western Australia who have secured a "potentially life-changing opportunity" to study overseas at the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Professor Peter Merrotsy who recently joined the Faculty of Education has got off to a winning start. On the 29th of May Peter was presented with a Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) Aspire Professional Development Award worth $5,000 at the Aspire Awards Breakfast.
A leading law graduate and lecturer from The University of Western Australia plans to repay his good fortune in winning a prestigious scholarship to Harvard University by teaching what he learns to others.