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Entrepreneurial protégés shine in Microsoft competition

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Four teams of Entrepreneurship students from the UWA Business School have reached the semi-final stage of Microsoft’s Protégé 2015 Competition and will complete with 12 other teams from across Australia.

Goodeve Trustee, Tony Munday, next to a microscope donated by the trus

School of Earth and Environment acknowledges generous Alumni donations

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Last Wednesday, the School of Earth and Environment and Geoscience Foundation welcomed guests to a sundowner at the Edward de Courcy Clarke Earth Science Museum to acknowledge the generous donation of 12 state-of-the-art microscopes, used in teaching and by research staff and students.

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New report highlights important role of teachers and counsellors in tackling teenage homelessness

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth.

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Experts to explore role of school and early childhood programs in overcoming entrenched disadvantage

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The Smith Family’s Anne Hampshire and the Fogarty Foundation’s Annie Fogarty will discuss the importance of early intervention and innovation in childhood education at a UWA-hosted lunch tomorrow.

Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships attract world's best minds

Friday, 29 May 2015

Andrew and Nicola Forrest today announced the first recipients of the prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships – with the five recipients flying in from around the world to accept their scholarship.

Winners Kirsty Marshall and Anouska Freedman

UWA Marketing students win inaugural Dukbill Quack Awards

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Two UWA Marketing students have won the Inaugural Dukbill Quack Awards with a quirky video spoof of Australia’s cricketing culture.

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Economics graduate awarded Harvard fellowship

Friday, 22 May 2015

UWA Arts and Economics graduate Ben Stephens has been awarded a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship to study a Master in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School.

UWA researchers secure a $9 million funding boost

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates two of its leading research groups for securing nearly $10 million in new funding from the Nation’s peak research funding body, the Australian Research Council (ARC).

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Social impact festival hits WA

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

International social impact experts have converged at the UWA Business School for the WA Social Impact Festival 2015.

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Former CSIRO boss Dr Megan Clark to chair EMI Board

Monday, 18 May 2015

One of Australia’s leading scientists and former head of the CSIRO, Dr Megan Clark has been appointed to chair the board of the Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) at The University of Western Australia.