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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.