Winthrop Professor David Sampson

World accolades continue for microscope-in-a-needle scientist

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The University of Western Australia's Director of the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, Winthrop Professor David Sampson, has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious international society for optics and photonics, SPIE.

Emeritus Professor Alan Robson

Queen's Birthday Honours for leading UWA academics

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Former University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor, Emeritus Professor Alan Robson, and leading women's and children's health expert, Winthrop Professor John Newnham, are among UWA academics and graduates to be awarded 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours.

ATCO Australia Undergraduate Scholarship opens up opportunities

Friday, 7 June 2013

UWA Economics student Adam Morris will be able to invest more time in his studies with the help of ATCO Australia.

Adam, the 2013 recipient of the ATCO Australia Undergraduate Scholarship, said receiving the $10,000 scholarship would allow him to focus more on his studies.

"Receiving the scholarship will allow me to allocate more hours to my studies that would have otherwise been allocated to part-time work. I will now be able to spend an adequate amount of time studying while being able to support my family," Adam said.

Winthrop Professor Bruce Robinson

UWA boasts two Western Australians of the Year

Monday, 3 June 2013

The University of Western Australia congratulates staff-member Winthrop Professor Bruce Robinson for being named Western Australian of the Year 2013 and graduate Michael Sheldrick for his Youth Award.

Awards Ceremony recognises best business students

Friday, 31 May 2013

The best and brightest students from the UWA Business School have been recognised at an Awards Ceremony held this week.

At the annual Awards Ceremony, almost $400,000 worth of scholarships and prizes was presented to 33 scholarship recipients and 34 prize winners.

Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the award winners.

Professor Kingsley Dixon receiving his medal

Plant hero lauded

Monday, 27 May 2013

The life work, passion and achievements of a scientist with more than 20 years' experience in researching the ecology and conservation of Australian native plants and ecosystems have been recognised by one of the world's most prestigious scientific societies.

William Huxtable performing at the Award's Night

Awards Ceremony 2012-13

Monday, 27 May 2013


The evening began with a wonderful concert which highlighted the talents of some gifted young Western Australian musicians and speech performers.  All gave outstanding technical, entertaining and musical (in the case of the instruments) performances.

Samuel Gilmour

UWA students win highest achievements at Australian University Sport awards

Thursday, 23 May 2013

UWA's sporting prowess has been honoured at this year's Australian University Sport (AUS) National Conference.

Proud to be UWA - Again

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

For the third year in a row, The University of Western Australia was recognised this week as one of the nation's best workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Australia's first Top 10 Employers List for LGBT employees.

Dr Daniel Creedon

Don't whisper the news about this prize-winner

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

A young physicist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious Federal Government National Measurement Institute (NMI) Prize for his outstanding work in the science of measurement.