Caine Chennat

Awards and achievements - December 2017 - January 2018

Thursday, 8 February 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.

Free education: What does it mean for teacher preparation in Ireland and potenti

Free education: What does it mean for teacher preparation in Ireland and potentially, Australia?

Monday, 5 February 2018

Professor Tom O’Donoghue from UWA’s Graduate school of Education has launched a new publication on teacher preparation in Ireland, in response to the introduction of free second-level schooling 50 years ago.

Researchers secure New Columbo Plan Mobility Program funding

Researchers secure New Columbo Plan Mobility Program funding

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Researchers in the University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE) have successfully secured funding from the New Columbo Plan Mobility Program to enable students to study in the Indo-Pacific region during 2018.

Office worker

The key to a vibrant democracy may lie in the workplace

Friday, 5 January 2018

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois has revealed the key to a vibrant democracy may be as simple as giving employees a voice in the workplace.

Young minds matter

Study links mental health to poor school results

Monday, 18 December 2017

A national survey led by The University of Western Australia has painted a bleak picture of the effect of mental disorders on Australia’s school students with the results revealing poorer academic outcomes, more absences from school and more likelihood of self-harm.

40under40 awards

Voting open for the 2018 40under40 awards

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Congratulations to the UWA staff and graduates who are nominees in the 2018 40under40 Awards. Run by Business News, the 40under40 Awards recognise Western Australia's finest business talent.

Assistant Professor Amir Karton

Awards and achievements - November 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

Project returns Aboriginal photo collections to families

Project returns Aboriginal photo collections to families

Monday, 4 December 2017

The University of Western Australia’s Returning Photos Project is reuniting Aboriginal photographic collections to their families from overseas museums.

Dr Andy Schmulow has become an advisor to the South African Reserve Bank

UWA lecturer becomes advisor to South African National Treasury

Monday, 4 December 2017

A lecturer at the University of Western Australia has been invited to provide advice to the South African National Treasury.

New project to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographies in the

New project to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander biographies in the ADB

Monday, 4 December 2017

The University of Western Australia is leading a new project that aims to produce 190 new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entries in the Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB).

UWA’s School of Music to become Conservatorium

UWA’s School of Music to become Conservatorium

Monday, 4 December 2017

The University’s School of Music is being renamed the Conservatorium of Music in recognition of its outstanding contribution to music.

25 October, UWA Final Event

Students' big idea to help not-for-profits

Thursday, 30 November 2017

UWA students want to make life easier for not-for-profit organisations with their big idea: a ‘Gumtree’ for not for profits.

Charlotte Bradbury

Ciao Italia: Italian Studies students win trip to Italy

Thursday, 30 November 2017

It’s a case of celebrazione for two UWA Italian Studies student competition winners who are now getting the chance to ‘practise with the locals’ on Italian soil.

East Pilbara Arts Centre

UWA FABLE staff win numerous awards

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Staff at the University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE) have picked up numerous awards and grants as 2017 draws to a close.

Art accessibility

Program helps make arts more accessible in the community

Thursday, 16 November 2017

The University of Western Australia will this month launch Inclusive Arts Week – a new program that aims to promote accessibility and inclusion in the arts for everyone in the community.

Summer School

New Summer School program offers students greater flexibility

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

A new summer school program at The University of Western Australia will offer students and the wider community more than 70 units to choose from.

Laboratory image

UWA researchers awarded $14.75 million in Federal funding

Friday, 10 November 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.

Professor Carol Bower

Awards and achievements - October 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Halloween pumpkin

Why do we love to be scared?

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Scary novels have a long tradition in literature, including children’s stories. This Halloween UWA Senior Lecturer in English and Cultural Studies Dr Ned Curthoys was asked why people have a fascination with scary stories.

Michael Reiss

Solving the STEM student shortage

Monday, 30 October 2017

A leading education expert from University College London has reiterated the importance of encouraging students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.