Final year Civil Engineering student in the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Maryam Khan, has won the 2017 Concrete Institute Rising Stars Award with her project titled “Experimental Investigation of Self-Compacting Rubberized Concrete Exposed to Fire”.
An environmental economics researcher, a nanotechnology scientist developing new ways to fight cancer and a neuropsychologist from The University of Western Australia are among 80 women from 13 countries around the world selected to take part in the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica.
EECE would like to join our Head of School, Professor Farid Boussaid, in congratulating Professor David Huang who was awarded the 2017 Teaching Award for the Best Students' Unit Reflective Feedback (SURF).
Earlier this year the Vice-Chancellor set out the 2017 priorities for the University. These included enhancing the quality of teaching and the student experience to further deliver on our commitment to providing a world-class education. The introduction of the UWA Courses framework in 2012 explicitly intended to foster research-informed teaching and embed the learning of research skills in all majors and courses.
The latest cohort of Fairway UWA Year 12 students were presented their certificates of completion at an inspirational ceremony which saw many of the students reflect on the experiences they’ve had as part of the program.
On Thursday 2 November, Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students attended a whole day training and development workshop in the new Seminar Room in the Medical and Dental Library. Forty five students attended: presentations were given, many questions were asked and much discussion took place.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.