Professor Phil Vercoe

Farmers to benefit from key research projects

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have won a total of $4.45 million in Federal Government funding for five agricultural projects focused on helping farmers adapt to a changing climate and reduce methane emissions.

Assistant Professor Marit Kragt

UWA scoops prestigious international prize - again

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

The University of Western Australia has another winner - the sixth in 40 years - in a big international essay prize that is open to young agricultural and resource economists anywhere in the world.

Roxanne Moore

UWA Fulbright scholar to focus on human rights

Monday, 25 March 2013

A former Principal Associate to WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC who aims to pursue a career in human rights has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the United States.

Winner Kim Watkins and WA Pharmaceutical Society President John Harvey

UWA PhD student and lecturer wins model pharmacist award

Friday, 22 March 2013

A passion for community pharmacy and helping young pharmacists realise their potential as health professionals has seen a PhD student and tutor from The University of Western Australia honoured for being a role model to others in her profession.

Emma Downsborough

'Strong preference for local foods' study wins top award

Friday, 22 March 2013

There is a strong preference and demand for local food in WA, according to a researcher whose work earned her the highest award at a recent Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum (YPAF).

Tiago Tomaz

Surfer-scientist off to study US corn as Fulbright scholar

Thursday, 21 March 2013

A young plant biologist who developed a passion for the environment when he took up surfing in primary school has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the US.

Stefan Andrews

Underwater film maker to make waves in the US

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

A young marine biologist with a passion for diving and film making has been singled out as a future leader of the underwater environment as the 2013 Our World-Underwater Australasian Rolex Scholar.

UWA consumers help farmers in developing countries

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

The University of Western Australia was announced this week as the State's first Fair Trade University following its decision to switch to ethical and environmentally sustainable products in the workplace.

Dr Mihwa Lee with her award

National Investigator Award for a young UWA biochemist

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Dr Mihwa Lee, an NHMRC Postdoctoral Training Fellow at the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the Lorne Proteins-British Biochemical Society Young Investigator Award at the 38th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function.

CapiTHETICAL competition commendation for AUDRC

Friday, 15 March 2013

Winners of the CAPITheticAL competition, a Centenary of Canberra project administered by the Australian Institute of Architects, were announced last night. The Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC)’s entry by Dr Julian Bolleter and Professor Richard Weller received a commendation.