40under40 award recipients

UWA business leaders shine in the 2017 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 9 March 2017

The University of Western Australia congratulates five staff members who have been named in this year's 40under40 Awards. The recipients were recognised in an awards ceremony held at Crown Perth.

Student Engineers go wall to wall in Orlando competition

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

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.


UWA ranked in top 50 for seven subjects in QS rankings

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.

UWA Jessup team 2016/2017

UWA law students reach semi-finals of Jessup competition

Monday, 27 February 2017

A team of five budding lawyers has tackled a complex case of international public law, reaching the Australian semi-finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Rural students

Record intake of medical students to help WA's remote doctor shortage

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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.

Professor Anderson with West Coast Fever players

Fever shoots for success with UWA partnership

Monday, 9 January 2017

The University of Western Australia has been announced as a new major Partner of West Coast Fever Australian netball team.

Scholarship offers authentic insight into teaching.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

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.

Marcus Pham

Invention will mean less time in the chair for dental patients

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

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.

EECE postgraduate gains CICLing Award for Best Student Paper

Thursday, 8 December 2016

The School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (EECE) would like to congratulate PhD student Lyndon White who was awarded Best Student Paper at the CICLing 2016 Conference.  His paper entitled Generating Bags of Words from the Sums of their Word Embeddings was a collaborative project with Professor Roberto Togneri, Dr Wei Liu and Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun.

Following her dream

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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.