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.
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.
A team of four UWA Civil Engineering students flew to Taipei in Taiwan to compete in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) structural competition held on 14-15 September.
After months of hard work civil engineering students Calvin Lee and Jeremy Lee from the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, supervised by Wenhua Zhao & Scott Draper from UWA and Ben Witton from Woodside, have presented a model scale field test of the Safe Marine Transport Subsea Shuttle Concept.
UWA Bachelor of Philosophy (Mathematics and Statistics and Physics) student, Jesse Zhou, has developed a new tool to help non-profit organisations collect data to improve their services with atrisk youth.
Jesse built the data collection tool in the Mcusker Centre for Citizenship’s internship program and worked closely with the Save the Children’s Armadale Youth Intervention Program to help them collect important data in a simpler format.
The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrates the success of the Australian Formula Collective (AFC), a team of UWA and Edith Cowan University (ECU) engineering students who recently competed in Formula Student UK.
Two exciting free attractions have been launched by The University of Western Australia and the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin to make learning about astronomy and the theories of Einstein come alive.
Research that will improve our understanding about the potential of unconventional oil and gas in tight rocks and a design guideline for the installation of offshore wind turbines are two new research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive Federal Government funding.
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, believed to be one of The University of Western Australia’s youngest graduates, is only the second Australian to have been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical awards – the Fields Medal.
The University of Western Australia has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with nine subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The UWA Motorsport Team has recently signed a new sponsor, Cape Bouvard Technologies (CBT). The UWA Motorsport Team is a student run engineering project that competes in the Formula SAE Australia, a motorsport-theme engineering and design competition.
New technology to measure ocean waves and currents with greater accuracy than ever before is being deployed off the Albany coast this week, as part of the new Wave Energy Research Centre, an initiative led by The University of Western Australia.