The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Science (EMS) and two lucky student ambassadors are among 20 finalists participating later this month, in a US competition that could lead to sustainable and innovative design of retaining walls around the world.
The Master of Professional Engineering students, Daniel Ingman and Owen Davis, led by their supervisor, Dr Ryan Beemer from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, will compete at Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, Orlando, Florida, an event for geotechnical, civil and geo-professional communities.
The University of Western Australia has welcomed its largest intake of students from rural Western Australia this year into its Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences which will help WA's rural doctor shortage.
From an early age Daniel Fortini knew that he wanted to become a teacher. Having watched his mother teach special needs children his entire life, Daniel wanted to follow in her footsteps and began tutoring students while completing his undergraduate degree at UWA. In 2015 Daniel enrolled into the Master of Teaching Secondary where he was awarded a Centenary Mathematics Scholarship from the Department of Education in Western Australia.
A device being developed by researchers from The University of Western Australia will improve dental procedures, significantly reduce the time they take and potentially lower dental treatment costs through new virtual (augmented) reality technology.
Kassie Cubitt is an amazing individual. Driven and dedicated to achieving her goals she is an inspiration to those around her and to her students. Born and raised in Albany, Western Australia by her English father and Filipino mother Kassie had a boisterous and fun childhood.