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Four EMS Projects Successful in the inaugural round of Communities of Practice

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Four projects lead by staff members from The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences have been successful in the inaugural round of the UWA Communities of Practice initiative.

UWA students acknowledged as aspiring future leaders

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Four UWA students have made it into the finals of the Top 100 Future Leaders Competition being held in Sydney on Wednesday 13 February. The competition aims to bring together aspiring graduates and future graduate employers.

The promising future leaders from UWA are finalists in the following award categories; corporate and commercial law, mechanical and electrical engineering, business and management, and economics and finance. 

Rural high school students get an insight into a future in STEM and ICT

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

A week-long summer camp has officially started with 60 Year 9 and Year 10 high school students from remote areas of Western Australia and South Australia arriving at The University of Western Australia.

 

The summer camp, digIT, is organised by the Australian Mathematics Trust and is designed for students who are most at risk of falling behind in the digital age and show an aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) themes. 

 

Microscope in a needle

New technology to make brain surgery safer

Thursday, 20 December 2018

A biopsy needle that can help surgeons identify and avoid blood vessels in the brain during surgery has undergone initial tests in humans by a research team from The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

EZONE UWA Student Hub is beginning to take shape

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

UWA students are one step closer to entering the EZONE UWA Student Hub, with the North side of the building nearly reaching completion.

With the support of BHP Iron Ore and Woodside Energy, EZONE UWA Student Hub will transform the way UWA educates , undertakes research and engages with industry, alumni and the community. The facilities will be utilised by students studying engineering, physics, maths and computing.

UWA Makers Group

UWA brings new Makerspace to Willetton Senior High School

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

The UWA Makers Group have recently lent their expertise in design, electronics, and coding to help establish a brand new makerspace and afterschool program at Willetton Senior High School. 

ARC Research Grants

EMS Awarded $6.4M in Research Funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC)

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Researchers from The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) have been awarded $6.54 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for 16 projects across Engineering, Mathematics and Physics. This represents an outstanding achievement from our researchers, who have scooped half of the awarded projects to the University of Western Australia (UWA).

EMS students showcase their research efforts at the 2018 AITPM WA Transport related student thesis presentation

Friday, 7 December 2018

Four of the University of Western Australia’s brightest Master of Professional Engineering and Master of Data Science students were invited to take part in the WA Transport Related Student Thesis Presentation hosted by the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Ltd (AITPM) on 22 November.

Future Maths Stars Compete at UWA

Thursday, 6 December 2018

On Saturday 27 October, over 420 future maths stars came together at The University of Western Australia for the 2018 Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO). 110 teams of year 7, 8 and 9 students from 25 Perth schools competed to solve a range of mathematical problems and vie for over $2,000 worth of prizes. The number of students who attended the event was an impressive increase over 2017, representing the growing popularity of maths amongst Perth students. 

UWA PhD candidate’s contribution to the future of artificial intelligence

Friday, 23 November 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to congratulate computer science and software engineering PhD candidate, Christopher Bartley, whose thesis paper on Data Science and Machine Learning has been accepted to one of the top three international artificial intelligence (AI) conferences in 2019, The Thirty-Third Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference on Artificial Intelligence, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Master of Professional Engineering students leading change in WA’s adoption of electric mobility

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Seven students from the University of Western Australia’s Master of Professional Engineering program are one step closer to inciting change in WA’s adoption of electric mobility, recently presenting their policy brief, Transition Towards Electric Mobility in WA, to The Greens WA MLC, Mr Tim Clifford, and staffer Alison Wright, on 24 October.

Success for UWA female engineering students at NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrates the success of USafe, a team of three UWA female engineering students who recently took part in the third annual NASA Space Apps Perth hackathon, on 20-21 October. 

High hopes for UWA Aerospace

Monday, 29 October 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ newest student club, UWA Aerospace, has completed the final test launch of its custom-built rocket ahead of the inaugural Australian University Rocket Competition.

A jaw dropping victory for one UWA PhD candidate

Friday, 26 October 2018

UWA PhD candidate, Samantha Andrzejaczek, was recently awarded First Place and the Audience Choice Award for her success in the OI – OGS PhD video competition held on Tuesday 23 October at UWA’s Oceans Institute (OI). The competition, which aims to increase the impact and visibility of OI postgraduate research, presents PhD students with the opportunity to share their research efforts in a creative three minute video submission.

EMS gains two Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

Friday, 26 October 2018

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia are among 25 new Fellows with impressive track records in leadership and creating impact to be elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Engineering PhD student named Best Presenter in the state

Engineering PhD student named Best Presenter in the state

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Engineering PhD Student Xiong Xiao has taken out first place at the Present Around The World (PATW) event hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Future Engineers’ Program brings a sea of possibilities to female high school students

Thursday, 18 October 2018

The UWA Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (IOMRC) recently hosted 30 students as part of the Future Engineers Program, a week-long event organised by the Women In Subsea Engineering (WISE) Network.

EMS student receives global engineering award

EMS student receives global engineering award

Monday, 8 October 2018

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences student Michaela Taylor-Williams has been named the 2018 Global Winner in Engineering in the Undergraduate Awards.

PLC students

PLC Primary & UWA inspire the next generation of problem solvers

Thursday, 27 September 2018

The UWA Girls in Engineering outreach program (GIE) recently visited Presbyterian Ladies’ College to deliver hands-on problem-solving activities to Year 3 students, the youngest cohort to be involved with the program to date.

Female engineering students attend the 10th annual WIMWA Summit 2018

Female engineering students attend the 10th annual WIMWA Summit 2018

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Five of The University of Western Australia’s brightest female engineering students recently took part in the 10th annual WIMWA Summit, a one-day-seminar and professional networking event which aims to encourage women to increase their presence in the industry and form strong professional networks.