Professor Andrew Whitehouse

UWA researcher a finalist for 2017 Eureka Prize

Friday, 28 July 2017

Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, has today been named a finalist in the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.

Two EMS Researchers win large grant for UWA

Friday, 21 July 2017

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) researchers in the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Dr Mehrdad Kimiaei and Dr Hongwei An, have won a Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-P) Grant, a first for the University of Western Australia (UWA) and the oil and gas industry.

Dr Kimiaei and Dr An’s project is about design and manufacturing of an inaugural Australian work-class ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) for ultra-deep waters (up to 6000m). Their research investigates the structural integrity and forces on the ROV frame.

Test tubes

UWA finalists announced in Premier's Science Awards

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Ten academics from The University of Western Australia have been announced as finalists in the 2017 Premier’s Science Awards.

Karen Goddard (left), Leif Logie (middle) and Julia Moody (right)

Speech and Drama News

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

The AMEB (WA) sponsors the Perth Speech and Drama Festival every year, and has done so almost since its inception. The Festival is run by the Speech and Drama Teachers’ Association of WA and has just celebrated its 21st birthday. It is open to all students of the Association’s members and attracts about 500-600 entries annually, from year 3 to Open level. The AMEB sponsorship helps with financing the prizes given to the entrants. 

EECE student gains second prize in the IEEE Australia Council Postgraduate Student Paper Contest

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate Shenglong Yu (Samson) and his supervisors Professor Tyrone Fernando and Professor Herbert Iu, for gaining second place in the IEEE Australia Council Postgraduate Student Paper Contest.  Samson's paper was titled 'Voltage Control Strategies for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Energy System Connected to Complex Power Grids Using Dynamic State Estimation and STATCOM'.  He also won first place in the same contest in 2015.

June awards and achievements

Awards and achievements - June 2017

Monday, 3 July 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

UWA subjects ranked among the best in the world

UWA subjects ranked among the best in the world

Thursday, 29 June 2017

The University of Western Australia has been ranked Australia’s best in four major subject areas in the latest results released by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Uni Club

2017 Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards winners

Friday, 23 June 2017

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to recognise the following recipients of the 2017 Faculty Teaching and Learning Awards, which recognise, promote and reward excellent teaching and research supervision within EMS.

 

EECE Professor Tyrone Fernando wins the Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence - Individual Teaching

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate Professor Tyrone Fernando for gaining The Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence - Individual Teaching, at this year’s Teaching and Learning Awards Ceremony.  This was held at The University Club on 21 June 2017.

Hannah Wang

Hannah Wang makes AMEB proud!

Monday, 19 June 2017

Eight-year-old Hannah Wang, from Western Australia, recently won first prize at an international piano competition that was held in France in April, 2017.  Placed in the Age 8 – 12 Category, Hannah performed 10 mins of solo recital music including Three Part Invention No. 11 by Bach, and Sonata Hob XVI/23 (1st Movement) by Haydn and Lark by Glinka.