Associate Professor Sally Male receives the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

EECE Associate Professor Sally Male wins the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award and the Engineers Australia Medal 2017

Thursday, 4 January 2018

EECE would like to congratulate Associate Professor Sally Male, who on Wednesday 20 December received the Engineers Australia Medal 2017.  This award came only one week after Sally was presented with the Australasian Association for Engineering Education Research Design Award 2017, for her Intensive Mode Teaching Project.

MRG wins 2.9M in Defence's Counter Improvised Threats Grand Challenge

Thursday, 21 December 2017

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering would like to congratulate members of our Microelectronics Research Group (MRG) for attracting $2.9 million from Australia’s Defence Next Generation Technologies Fund.  They received the largest grant of the 13 successful awarded proposals.

Tristan Clemons

40under40 awards – Tristan Clemons

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Our colleague in the School of Molecular Science – Tristan Clemons – has been nominated in the esteemed 40under40 Awards. Established in 2002 by BUSINESSNEWS, the 40under40 Awards program is designed to recognise and celebrate Western Australia's 40 leading business entrepreneurs under the age of 40.

Professor Farid Boussaid presents Professor David Huang with SURF Teaching Award

EECE Professor David Huang wins 2017 SURF Teaching Award

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

EECE would like to join our Head of School, Professor Farid Boussaid, in congratulating Professor David Huang who was awarded the 2017 Teaching Award for the Best Students' Unit Reflective Feedback (SURF). 

Professor Richard Hobbs

Project to improve success rate of native plant restoration

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $675,400 in Federal Government funding to reconstruct plant communities that are resistant to invasion and resilient within disturbed landscapes in a biodiversity hotspot.

Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy

Florey Medal honours lifetime of scientific research

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA’s Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will receive the 2017 Florey Medal at a ceremony in Canberra this evening.

Assistant Professor Amir Karton

Awards and achievements - November 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

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 is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email

Berndt Museum

Design competition work showcased at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Monday, 4 December 2017

The Berndt Museum in partnership with the School of Design at The University of Western Australia will announce the prizes of its Design Ideas Competition on Tuesday 5 December at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Official opening and renaming of J. Robin Warren Library

Friday, 1 December 2017

The UWA Medical and Dental Library redevelopment was officially reopened by WA Health Minister, the Hon. Roger Cook MLA on Wednesday 29 November.

East Pilbara Arts Centre

UWA FABLE staff win numerous awards

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Staff at the University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE) have picked up numerous awards and grants as 2017 draws to a close.