Professor Robyn Owens, Dr Phil Watson and Peter Burger.

Fugro to fund Chair in Geotechnics at UWA

Friday, 17 October 2014

Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS).

UWA’s team ‘Mickleback’

UWA computer programming team reaches world finals in Morocco

Thursday, 9 October 2014

A student computer programming team from The University of Western Australia (UWA) has won a place to compete at the World Finals of the prestigious ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) to be held in Morocco in May next year.

Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson and Shaun Gregory from Woodside Energy

Woodside invests $10 million in UWA’s engineering zone

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Woodside and The University of Western Australia have today announced a $10 million investment in the University's revolutionary engineering research, teaching and learning facility project, known as EZONE UWA.

Richard Branson and Enrico Palermo at The Spaceship Company

UWA graduate talks about his galaxy mission

Monday, 8 September 2014

An engineering and science graduate from The University of Western Australia who works for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has given a public lecture at the University Club (September 8) about the program he's leading to build the world's first commercial spaceship.

The Warren Centre BeyondEarth

The role Australia and Australians play in global space industries

Monday, 8 September 2014

The Warren Centre's Innovation Lecture, Beyond Earth, will be presented by Enrico Palermo, a UWA graduate and Vice President, Operations, for Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company. 

Stuart Speidel (left) and Professor Keith Crews

Green light for green transport idea

Thursday, 4 September 2014

With electric vehicles soaring in popularity worldwide and 23 renewable energy vehicle (REV) charging stations around WA, a new program is a win-win for green transport, and for the student who developed it.

The Swan River by Hrvoje Mihanovic

Managing coasts under threat from humans, climate change and sea-level rise

Monday, 1 September 2014

Human-led change and other non-climatic changes need to be taken into account when managing the world's coastal regions already under threat from climate change and sea-level rise, according to a team of international scientists.

Stuart Spiedel

UWA computing student a finalist in 2014 National iAwards

Monday, 25 August 2014

Stuart Speidel, a PhD student  from The University of Western Australia’s School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, will compete as a Finalist in the 2014 National iAwards in Melbourne after winning the ‘Student Domaine' award for his project REView at the 23rd Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAiTTA).

Professor Cheryl Praeger

UWA maths champion elected Honorary Member of the London Mathematical Society

Monday, 18 August 2014

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) has elected Professor Cheryl Praeger, the inaugural Director of UWA’s Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation, to Honorary Membership of the Society.

National Mining Games

2014 Sandvik National Mining Games come to UWA

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

The 2014 Sandvik National Mining Games will be held in Perth for the first time this Friday and Saturday at The University of Western Australia's Crawley campus.

Dr Harold Clough AO OBE

UWA honours Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Alumni

Friday, 8 August 2014

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recognised the contributions of two leading alumni at its Inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards on Friday 8 August. 

Microscope in a needle team

Microscope in a needle an award finalist

Friday, 1 August 2014

The world's smallest microscope - which can fit into a needle and is capable of detecting cancer cells often missed by surgeons - has earned its inventors at The University of Western Australia a place in the finals of the 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.

Assistant Professor David Wacey

$3.4 Million for UWA Future Fellows

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Four researchers from The University of Western Australia will receive more than $3 million from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship scheme to fund a diverse range of projects - from the origin of life on Earth and a history of Soviet war experiences to the future of crops in a phosphorus-scarce world, and 3D optical microscopy expected to facilitate unprecedented insights into the structure of tissue.

Conleth O’Loughlin (COFS), Senol Özmutlu (Vryhof), Joris Roozen (Vryhof)

Dutch company takes on board UWA-designed anchor

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

An innovative offshore anchor designed by researchers at The University of Western Australia has already been snapped up by Dutch anchor specialists Vryhof Anchors.

Premier's Science Awards

Strong showing of UWA finalists in Premier's Science Awards

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Three eminent researchers from The University of Western Australia have been named among the finalists for the 2014 Scientist of the Year to be announced at the Premier's Science Awards on 21 August during National Science Week, Australia's largest annual celebration of science.

Jessica Pengelly

UWA graduates and student set for Commonwealth Games

Monday, 21 July 2014

The University of Western Australia will have one student and three graduates representing Australia when the 2014 Commonwealth Games starts in the Scottish city of Glasgow this Wednesday.

Kriti Sharma, Tithi Kulkarni and Dominic Wu (5th Year medical student at UWA)

Camp to help leavers make the ‘big decision’

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Sixty high-achieving Year 12 students from around the State were the first to trial The University of Western Australia's latest initiative to help arm school leavers with a better understanding of the opportunities available to them to enhance their professional futures.  

UWA’S engineering zone project gains momentum as web presence comes online

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has launched a new website for its Engineering Zone project (EZONE UWA).

UWA engineers top Australia’s most influential list

Monday, 7 July 2014

Each year, Engineers Australia honours the top 100 engineers from the industry, public sector and higher education community who have made the most significant contributions and impact to our nation.

Congratulations to the following UWA graduates who have been named in the 2014 Top 100 Australia's Most Influential Engineers:

Kimberley Cup - water rocket activity

UWA engineering students on tour in Broome

Thursday, 3 July 2014

A team of 12 engineering student ambassadors from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics touched down in Broome last week to take part in the Kimberley Cup, an annual school sporting carnival coordinated by Broome Senior High School.