UWA IQ Awards

UWA has the edge on innovation

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Western Australia’s innovation, entrepreneurship and research expertise was celebrated last night at The University of Western Australia’s inaugural IQ Awards, held at Crawley's historic Masonic Hall. The event saw three very different projects awarded for their impact and ingenuity.

Team EMS takes home the Innovator Award at Unearthed

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Unearthed was bursting with creativity and innovation over the weekend as The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) team took out the Young Innovator Award at Perth’s fourth mining based hackathon.

Linda Nguyen

Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

A second-year Law student with a strong commitment to achieving social justice has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Andrew and Nicola Forrest

Australia's largest philanthropic donation creates history

Monday, 22 May 2017

Andrew and Nicola Forrest have made philanthropic history today, donating a further $65 million to the Forrest Research Foundation, a partnership with all five Western Australian universities and hosted within The University of Western Australia (UWA).

Jet Kye Chong

Three soloists to compete in concerto competition

Monday, 15 May 2017

Three young musicians from The University of Western Australia will perform to a packed house when they compete for a People’s Choice Award at Perth Concert Hall.

Vice Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater Installation

Professor Dawn Freshwater installed as UWA Vice-Chancellor

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Professor Dawn Freshwater has been formally installed as the 18th Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Australia Day underwater speakers a success for RiverLab team

Monday, 24 April 2017

Researchers from UWA’s FutureLab RiverLab team combined science with entertainment on Australia Day in an attempt to explore links between neuroscience and biology.

The team set up a series of underwater speakers at Matilda Bay to allow revellers the chance to listen to music while swimming in the Swan River during Australia Day celebrations.

The music played through 135-Watt Clark Synthesis underwater speakers between the pontoons in Matilda Bay between 3 and 4pm, playing Triple J’s Hottest 100 and other music.

Professor Shafeeq Ghabra of Kuwait University speaks on latest situation in Syria and the Middle East

Friday, 7 April 2017

 

 

Centre for Muslim States and Societies' student Flavia Zimmermann had interviewed Professor Shafeeq Ghabra of Kuwait University on the latest situation in Syria and the Middle East.

Mineral exploration

Experts to discuss future of mineral exploration

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Global leaders will examine key issues and opportunities facing the minerals exploration sector at a summit to be held at The University of Western Australia between Wednesday 19 April and Friday 21 April.

Mapping the Future for Next Gen Engineering Students

Monday, 27 March 2017

This month, technology company Mapizy, comes under the Mo4U agreement program as part of The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) campaign to engage with industry and bring expertise on campus.

Representatives from UWA and Mapizy officially formed a partnership last week, advancing in computer science research and making technologies more accessible to industry.

The partnership will be jointly led by UWA’s Head of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Professor Mark Reynolds and Mapizy’s Dr Mehdi Ravanbakhsh.