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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.