An internationally recognised offshore engineering researcher and a PhD student at UWA with a passion for improving the ear health of Indigenous children are among the winners of this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.
Mathematics graduate and professor of Biology at Stanford University has received this year’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony held on Friday 12 August.
Professor Marcus Feldman was joined by other extraordinary alumni, recognised in four other award categories – Women in Engineering, Changemaker: Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Community Service and Young Alumnus.
In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.
The China-Australia’s Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) and its impact on the agriculture industry was in the spotlight at The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture industry forum held on Thursday.
Western Australia’s agricultural exports to China were valued at $1.7 billion in 2014-15, led by barley, wool, canola and wheat, and with numbers set to increase, industry experts came together to tackle how to use the agreement to our best advantage.
Tom Simpson never quite understood why, as a young child, he was dragged to endless art galleries. But years later, the UWA Business School PhD candidate has developed a new appreciation for art—and is even developing a new way to value collectable art pieces.