News for academic and professional staff in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

Better fun than being on holiday for Indigenous kids keen on science

Thursday, 3 July 2014

School holidays? What school holidays?

Fifty Indigenous students in Years 9 and 10 will be having a different kind of fun when school breaks up at the end of the week - including learning about designing a world championship-winning racing car, launching rockets, extracting DNA from strawberries, experimenting with liquid nitrogen, making moulds of teeth and challenging their sporting abilities.

Electric vehicle recharge station

Renewable vehicle and marine imaging tools impress at WA tech awards

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

A postgraduate student project and The University of Western Australia's supercomputing hub have been recognised in Western Australia's premier Information and Communications Technologies awards.

UWA mosquito trap wins national humanitarian challenge

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Students from The University of Western Australia have won the Engineers without Borders Australia National Engineering Challenge with their design for a mosquito trap made from waste plastic bottles for the community of Codo in East Timor.

Winning UWA researchers

UWA breakthroughs lead undersea LNG Pipeline Innovation

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Revolutionary O-Tube and Remote Survey technology developed by scientists at The University of Western Australia claimed two prizes at the Australian Gas Technology (AGT) Awards held in Perth this week.

Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

Geothermal energy may make Perth world-first zero-emissions city

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Perth could become the world's first geothermally cooled city with the goal of achieving zero emissions under a new $20 million Australian Government-funded CSIRO Geothermal project involving The University of Western Australia.

Indonesian Ministry signs resources training deal

Thursday, 13 December 2012

A new program to deliver education, training and capacity-building for Indonesia's mining, oil, gas and technology sectors was signed today in a Memorandum of Understanding at The University of Western Australia.

Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls and UWA Pilbara Project Director Dr

Feasibility study to explore UWA Pilbara potential

Thursday, 6 December 2012

The WA Government has announced funding of $675,000 for The University of Western Australia to conduct a feasibility study examining the potential of a UWA research, executive education and outreach facility in the Pilbara.

Clough CEO Kevin Gallagher

UWA Clough scholars program relaunched

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Top engineering students at The University of Western Australia will again have the opportunity to apply for scholarships through the distinguished Clough Scholars program, which has been revived.

Image:  Asha de Vos

BBC whale documentary to feature work of UWA researcher

Friday, 12 August 2011

A BBC wildlife documentary to air this weekend is to feature the work of UWA whale researcher Asha de Vos.

New iPad app supports diagnosis

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's Centre for Software Practice (CSP) has released a new iPad application which helps clinicians to choose the most appropriate diagnostic imaging examinations in a wide range of clinical scenarios.

Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph

UWA engineer elected to Royal Society

Monday, 23 May 2011

Civil engineer, former Federation Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems, Winthrop Professor Mark Randolph, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.

Eminent engineer to talk on Three Gorges Dam project

Monday, 9 May 2011

The engineer in charge of helping build the largest hydropower project in the world, the Three Gorges Dam in China, will deliver a lecture at The University of Western Australia on 12 May.

Ben Hug

Cancer Council grants support research into prevention and treatment

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Two young PhD students from The University of Western Australia are among the winners in this year's annual Cancer Council Western Australia research grants.

Monitoring seagrass decomposition at Geograph Bay

Simple but expensive solution to Busselton’s smelly seaweed

Monday, 14 June 2010

Stinking mountains of rotting seagrass have made life miserable for hundreds of Busselton residents for many years.

UWA research has found the solution is to replace three groynes.

2009 Faculty Awards

Thursday, 6 May 2010

On Thursday, 6th May 2010 the Faculty held our annual prize-giving breakfast to acknowledge the achievements and congratulate those students who have excelled academically or have shown outstanding ability in their course of study.

UWA awards excellence in teaching

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has awarded its highest accolade for excellence in teaching to six exceptional teachers selected from the UWA nominations to the national Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards.

The Learning Space: Monadelphous Integrated Learning Centre

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The Monadelphous Integrated Learning Centre (MILC) will be a home room, design studio and workshop for students in all disciplines.


Port Geographe seagrass study

Thursday, 6 May 2010

A two-year study by a collaboration of scientists including researchers from The University of Western Australia has recommended structural changes to the groynes at Port Geographe in the State's South West to remedy long-term seagrass accumulation problems.

DVCRs Lunchtime Research Seminar Series: 'Building and managing international research collaborations'

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The ‘DVCRs Lunchtime Research Seminar Series', initiated and hosted by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research, Professor Robyn Owens, serves as a forum for UWA's research leaders to share their experience with UWA's research community on a range of crucial research issues.

The Learning Space: Integrated Learning - why you may already be an expert

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Newspapers are full of doom and gloom because editors know that fear and worry sell more issues than reassurance and good tidings. The same principle can be seen in the way the latest fashion in education is sometimes presented to us at university. With a great noise of trumpets we are told to do some new thing, and that the old things we know are not up to scratch. So I would like to present integrated learning not as a fad, but as a name for something we already do and are even quite good at.