Aussie DJ engineers inspire young women in national campaign

Friday, 15 July 2016

An innovative and interactive digital campaign aimed at breaking down the stereotypes associated with engineering and encouraging more young women to study engineering was launched on 15 July 2016 by the Group of Eight (GO8) universities and Engineers Australia, featuring the music of contemporary artists, NERVO.

UWA sponsors 'An evening with Steve Wozniak'

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.

George Ford

UWA student and alumni chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.

ECM’s new recruit bringing fresh ideas to industry engagement

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Brian Haggerty, the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics’ (ECM) new Deputy Dean (Community and Engagement) is responsible for encouraging greater engagement and collaboration with industry partners. On secondment from Woodside, he’s the man for the job with years of Australian and international experience and insight into how industry operates.

ECM student, Mark Machado

UWA Engineering students visit Broome

Thursday, 30 June 2016

The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics and several lucky student ambassadors have embarked on a unique trip to explore Western Australia’s remote Broome region.


UWA offers early guaranteed engineering places to top students

Thursday, 23 June 2016

For the first time, The University of Western Australia will allow Year 12 students to apply – six months earlier than usual – for a guaranteed place in engineering, based on an ATAR score predicted by their school.

Innovation unit’s ‘Demo Day’ sparks ideas for ECM’s future entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

The inaugural semester of UWA’s Innovation & Startup Practice unit (BUSN3020) came to a culmination on Friday June 3 for the eagerly anticipated ‘Demo Day’.

Initiated through a partnership with the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) and Pollenizer, one of Australia’s leading digital incubators, 50-something students presented project ideas at the Ernst & Young Lecture Theatre at UWA’s Business School.

Aman, Graham and May

Seaweed extract to reduce chemicals in gas and oil production

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are aiming to prevent calcium scale in oil and gas pipelines through the innovative use of an environmentally friendly seaweed extract.

Andrew Guzzomi

New seed ‘flaming’ technique to help with minesite rehab

Monday, 23 May 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have invented a new technique for ‘flaming’ wild seeds that could allow them to be used more easily in replanting large tracts of land such as reclaimed mine sites.  

ECM Prizes Breakfast 2016

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recently hosted its annual Faculty Prizes Breakfast to honour the brightest students for their academic achievements in the 2015 academic year.

Sea turtle hatchling

Scientists measure impact of artificial light on sea turtles

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has found new evidence that there is an impact from artificial light on the survival of wild sea turtle hatchlings.


CEME graduate and Wave Energy Engineer wins the WAYAA People’s Choice award

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A graduate of the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering within UWA’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, James McCarthy-Price has won The People’s Choice award at the prestigious Western Australian Young Achiever Awards.

Open to all finalists, the People’s Choice award is an exceptional achievement that recognises an individual who is voted for by the public as their favourite finalist.


MPE student awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership honour

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A fifth year Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) student from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Jaxon Evans, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), in conjunction with Pacific Road Capital, and Rio Tinto.


ECM secures another two wins at MineHack Perth

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

In a unique hackathon for the mining innovation community, UWA’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) has secured another two wins at MineHack Perth. Uniting together to deliver the event were Unearthed and BHP Billiton, giving contestants the opportunity to work alongside one of the world’s largest diversified resources companies.

Using Unearthed’s 54-hour long hackathon model, contestants worked with real life data from BHP Billiton’s Western Australia Iron Ore operation in its pursuit of more efficient, effective and safer ways to work.

Inspiring the next generation of engineering students

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

An agreement as part of The University of Western Australia’s campaign to engage with industry is bringing practical startup expertise to UWA’s School of Computer Science and Software Engineering.

Representatives from UWA and Fleet Engineering officially formed a partnership today, making advances in computer science research and technologies more accessible to industry.

Celebrating Professional Engineering Accreditation

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Four specialisations within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics’ Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) have received full accreditation from Engineers Australia, the peak body representing professional engineering education and training.

The Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronic and Mechanical Engineering specialisations are now fully accredited. The Software, Environmental and Mining Engineering specialisations remain provisionally accredited until the required number of students graduate.

ECM reign technology champions at Unearthed

Monday, 18 April 2016

In an environment bursting with creativity and innovation, two teams from The University of Western Australia took out first and second place at the Unearthed Hackathon over the weekend.

ARC hubs

New training and research hubs officially launched at UWA

Monday, 18 April 2016

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially launched at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Professor Awarded for Lifetime Service

Friday, 15 April 2016

One of the world’s leading engineering asset management experts, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been recognised for a lifetime of service to asset management by the Australian peak body.

Professor Hodkiewicz received this year’s MESA Medal at the Asset Management Council’s (AM Council) annual conference on Tuesday night, AMPEAK 2016. The MESA Medal is awarded for the contribution at the highest level to the advancement of asset management.

Ryan Lowe and Christophe Gaudin

UWA wins grant to help reduce wave energy costs

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

The University of Western Australia has won $1 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to work on the deployment of arrays of wave energy converters.