EECE postgraduate gains CICLing Award for Best Student Paper

Thursday, 8 December 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate PhD student Lyndon White who was awarded Best Student Paper at the CICLing 2016 Conference.  His paper entitled Generating Bags of Words from the Sums of their Word Embeddings was a collaborative project with Professor Roberto Togneri, Dr Wei Liu and Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun.

Profesor Mariapia Degli-Esposti

UWA awarded $22 million in national health research funding

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Improving treatment of viral infections in transplant recipients, determining whether testosterone slows biological ageing in men to improve health outcomes and developing a tool to diagnose and predict different types of diabetes are among 26 projects at The University of Western Australia to receive funding of more than $22 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

UWA

UWA awards and achievements - November 2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article will be published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.

Matt Tomlins

Business heats up for HotDesQ winner

Monday, 5 December 2016

Two years ago, UWA MBA graduate Matt Tomlins saw an opportunity to make the hiring process easier for both blue collar workers and for recruiters.

Louise Pollard

Student outreach program leader wins national Fellowship

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Louise Pollard, Manager of The University of Western Australia’s student outreach program Aspire UWA, is one of three Australians to be awarded an Equity Fellowship by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) at Curtin University.

Ryuta Ujihara

UWA congratulates its 2017 Forrest scholar

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

A nature lover from Japan who wants to help solve the world’s looming water shortage is The University of Western Australia’s recipient of the 2017 Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships.  

Gemma Wilkinson

Bunbury leads UWA rural medical students graduation

Monday, 21 November 2016

Last Saturday 60 rural students from 22 country towns, including 17 students from Bunbury, graduated from The University of Western Australia’s Medical School – the biggest number of rural background doctors to graduate in a single year.

Indigenous students

UWA congratulates graduating Indigenous students

Monday, 21 November 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates a record number of Indigenous students who received their degrees at UWA’s Winthrop Hall at the weekend.

Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello receives award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Friday, 18 November 2016

EECE would like to congratulate Associate Professor Cosimo Faiello who received an award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning at the UWA Excellence in Teaching Awards.

On 16 November the University recognised and celebrated teaching staff who have made significant contributions to the field of teaching in 2016.  These awards acknowledge the University's outstanding teachers and support staff and are competitive at the University level.

ECM Alumus water innovator honoured at awards

Monday, 14 November 2016

Environmental Engineer and Faculty Alumnus, Halinka Lamparski, has been awarded Young Water Professional of the Year, the top honours at the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards dinner on Friday 21 October. The awards showcased innovation and sustainable management of water.

Water Minister Mia Davies said each winner demonstrated how innovative thinking formed a vital part of our State's water future.