An exceptionally high-achieving UWA graduate has been named Beginning Teacher of the Year at the WA Education Awards. Rebecca Halse has a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma of Education from UWA, and works as a Secondary Ancient and Modern History Teacher at Shenton College.
For the second consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before will take their professional oath at The University of Western Australia this weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.
Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Gilkes, former Winthrop Professor of Soil Science and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Earth and Environment at the University of Western Australia was recently presented with a Crawford Fund medal for his lifetime contribution to research supervision and mentoring of overseas students.
A PhD student who is developing a tool to help doctors increase their chances of ensuring breast cancer doesn't return after surgery has overwhelmingly won the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Western Sydney.
The University of Western Australia is introducing a new Master of Translation Studies course in 2014 to give postgraduate students a world-class, accredited program of study in contemporary translation studies between English and Chinese, French, German and Italian.
The ARC Centre for Excellence in Plant Energy Biology will roll out their new high-energy bouncy plant cell for year eight students from Shenton College this Friday ahead of Perth families being invited to jump in to the giant 10 metre by 13 metre inflatable experiment this weekend.