Image from prize-winning student Philippa Munckton's honours project

UWA recognised at 2014 AILA WA Awards

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

The Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts' students, staff and alumni featured prominently on the winner's list at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) WA Chapter's biennial awards held on the 2 May.

Professor Michael Tobar (left) and Professor Eugene Ivanov

National award for world-leading physics researchers

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Two internationally acclaimed physicists from The University of Western Australia whose technology has been extensively used by the defence sector have won a prestigious national award.

Fisheries Minister Ken Baston and Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin

$11 million for new marine research facility

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

The international marine and fisheries research status of the State and the nation will be boosted by an $11 million commitment to a research hub in Perth's northern suburbs.

Water-saving innovations in Chinese agriculture

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Scientists from China, Australia and Canada have published a critical review of China's freshwater shortage and associated agricultural production and environmental issues.

In The Zone delegates

Emerging issues In The Zone

Thursday, 1 May 2014

There is a general level of optimism about relationships in the Indo-Pacific Asia zone over the next two decades, despite potential for inter-country competiveness, issues around resource access and changes in countries' military strength, the annual In The Zone conference has been told.

Bauxite residue sampling

Breaking new ground on restoring healthy soil

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Researchers from The University of Western Australia, working with Alcoa of Australia, are breaking new ground on finding ways to transform bauxite residue into healthy soils.

2014 In The Zone ambassadors

Heads of mission at In The Zone

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, has hosted the largest diplomatic delegation ever to visit Western Australia.  The 80 ambassadors and Heads of Mission attended the In the Zone Conference at The University of Western Australia this morning as a key part of their three day visit to the State.

The Business School Research Office accepting their award

Staff recognised in teaching and research awards

Thursday, 17 April 2014

UWA Business School staff were this week recognised for their achievements in teaching and research.

Josh Winterton, Mark Shelton, Paul Harrigan and Delane Osborne

Real-life social media marketing challenge

Monday, 14 April 2014

An entrepreneurial student group and a new social app will benefit from the assistance of 90 third year Marketing students at the UWA Business School.

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh and UWA Chancellor Michael Chaney

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Friday, 28 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.