The Vice-Chancellor Advisory Committee for Sustainable Development is moving forward with the establishment of the University's Sustainable Development strategic directions for 2010 - 2013. The next workshop is on Recycling, to be held 24 March.
The Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships 2010 application form is now available through the ARC website. Please notify Tim Pitman in the UWA Research Development Office if you intend to apply or are the contact point for an external applicant.
The Australian Research Council Linkage Projects 2011 Round 1 is now open, with application forms available on the ARC's Research Management System (RMS). Please notify Debbie Thackray if you intend to apply. See also event information on writing workshops to support your application.
The One Faculty, One Future working parties are finalising their recommendations to the Dean, following several months of work and consultation across the Faculty. Read on for a full update on the One Faculty, One Future.....
The closing date for this year's Australian Research CouncilDiscovery Projects round for funding in 2011 has passed and many of you will be catching up on lost sleep! Congratulations and many thanks to all the Faculty members who contributed to achieving a record number of submissions this year.
The Australian Government awards five prizes annually for outstanding scientific achievements and excellence in science and science teaching. These awards are the most prestigious and significant of their kind in Australia. Each award comprises an embossed medallion, with matching lapel pin in jarrah presentation case, and cash prizes totaling A$500,000.
An exciting new initiative for staff.... FASE to launch soon
This year on the 26th of March, the Faculty is thrilled to launch FASE (the Faculty Academy for the Scholarship of Education). Based on the successful model developed at the Lund Institute of Technology, FASE will be a membership organisation with the aims of enhancing the scholarship of education in Engineering, Computing and Maths; providing a scholarly framework for the development of new curricula; and providing support, training and continuing professional development in advanced pedagogical approaches based on research evidence.
Future trends and current best practice in Western Australia's transport infrastructure will be discussed by a distinguished panel of experts at the UWA Business School on Tuesday 20 April from 5.30 - 7pm.
The Australian Academy of Science invites applications for two new bilateral funding initiatives to support researcher mobility and collaborative research projects between Australia and Germany in key priority fields of research in 2010 - 2011.
Winthrop Professor David Pannell, Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics and Director, Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy at UWA will speak on the various aspects of the research-policy nexus.
The US Government's most prestigious and valuable education scholarships, International Fulbright Science and Technology Awards, for promising graduate students to undertake PhD study at top US universities in fields of science, technology or engineering are now open.
Following the close of feedback from the Faculty, three of the One Faculty, One Future working parties are in the process of finalising their recommendations to the Dean. These recommendations are aimed at moving the Faculty forward. Read on for a full update on One Faculty, One Future....
A huge thank you to all Faculty staff who so very enthusiastically volunteered their time to assist at our Faculty Welcome on Wednesday 17th February. The welcome was a great success and the initial feedback from students indicates they had a really great time and feel a lot more confident about starting their life as ECM students! This would not have been possible without the support of our fantastic staff helpers!