A project by students from The University of Western Australia and Mars One astronaut candidate Josh Richards has reached the finals of an international competition to land vital experiments on the Red Planet.
The UWA Renewable Energy Vehicle (REV) Project is launching Australia's first commercial, combined charging standard, fast-charging station which has been installed by the REV Project at The University of Western Australia's campus, near the University Club.
The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson marked the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts building and the university's ongoing commitment to research collaboration and wider engagement in the region by awarding three ‘personal chairs' in Asian Studies to senior staff. The positions highlight the significance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, Japan and Korea.
The Confucius Institute at The University of Western Australia (UWACI) has received global recognition for its success in teaching Chinese language and cross-cultural understanding in Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia's internationally acclaimed mathematician, Professor Cheryl Praeger, today became the first woman to be awarded the Australian Mathematical Society's George Szekeres Medal.