Winthrop Hall

UWA scores highly in world university subject rankings

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

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.

UWA Zadko telescope and David Coward

UWA telescope to help NASA explore Saturn's largest moon

Monday, 16 July 2018

The University of Western Australia’s Zadko Telescope will be used to capture a rare astronomical event: an “occultation” (eclipse), where Saturn’s largest moon Titan will pass in front of a star.

UWA Motorsport Team energised by new industry collaboration

Thursday, 12 July 2018

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.

Albany wave buoy

New wave energy technology creates a splash in Albany

Thursday, 12 July 2018

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.

UWA student project acknowledged for its exceptional work

Friday, 6 July 2018

The University of Western Australia (UWA) Living Lab project has been acknowledged for its inaugural work fostering entrepreneurial thinking, technical learning and a future-focussed approach.

Female mentors raise aspirations for STEM in the Kimberley

Friday, 6 July 2018

Two female engineering students have just returned from an exciting outreach trip in the Kimberley region as part of the UWA Girls in Engineering (GiE) outreach program.

Both in their third year of an Engineering Science major, Darlene D’Mello (Electrical Engineering) and Aaymen Khan (Software Engineering) were selected to represent UWA at Broome Senior High School from 25-28 June. They shared their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as help raise aspirations for higher education.

Boost to life sciences and innovation research

New hub to boost life sciences and innovation research

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

An initiative to grow Western Australia’s life sciences and innovation sector and boost local research capability was announced today as part of a collaboration between the State Government, The University of Western Australia and MTPConnect.  

Hydraulics Water Tower comes down for new technology

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

After servicing the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ Hydraulics Laboratory for over 30 years, a careful operation was carried out to remove the Hydraulics Water Tower to make way for new advanced computing and modern pumps.

Professor Christobel Saunders

Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 11 June 2018

One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Girls Explore a Future Career in Engineering

Girls Explore a Future Career in Engineering

Friday, 8 June 2018

Over 70 female high school students arrived on campus on Wednesday 6 June to discover potential careers in Engineering.

Dr Maxim Goryachev

UWA Physicist Receives Young Scientist Award in Italy

Thursday, 31 May 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to congratulate Dr Maxim Goryachev, who on April 10 was awarded the European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) Young Scientist Award 2018 at the 32nd European Frequency and Time Forum in Turin, Italy.  

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UWA Public Policy Institute to help shape the future

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society.

Fraser Bransby

Dr Fraser Bransby apppointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

Friday, 18 May 2018

Leading geotechnical engineer, Dr Fraser Bransby, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Graduate School (OGS) within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.

UEC Celebrate Their 100th Annual Engineers’ Ball

Thursday, 10 May 2018

The University Engineers Club (UEC) have recently celebrated their 100th Anniversary at their Annual Engineers’ Ball.

UWA team wins Thales Project Arduino Australian Award 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018

A UWA student team, ‘Spysea’, existing of students Jess Armstrong, Ray Barker and Geoffrey Channon, has been selected as the Australian winner of the Thales Project Arduino competition.

Albany Wave Energy Centre announced

Albany to become global leader in wave energy

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

The Great Southern is one step closer to becoming a global leader in marine renewable energy after the Albany Visitor Centre was announced as the location for the Wave Energy Research Centre.

EZONE UWA Groundbreaking

EZONE UWA Student Hub Construction Officially Commences

Thursday, 12 April 2018

With the swing of a sledgehammer, the construction of EZONE UWA Student Hub has officially commenced. UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater demolished a section of wall, representing the upcoming demolition of the northern end of the Civil and Mechanical Engineering building and the beginning of Student Hub construction.

Thales Project Arduino

Thales Project Arduino - 2018 Competition Launched

Monday, 9 April 2018

A group of UWA Engineering students have formed teams to take part in the Thales Global Technology competition which was launched on Thursday 22 March by Thales Australia. Students will be submitting their project ideas in the coming weeks.

EZONE UWA groundbreaking event -group photo

EZONE UWA construction marks a new era of engineering and mathematical sciences at UWA

Thursday, 5 April 2018

A new era for engineering students at The University of Western Australia is a step closer with a ground-breaking event to mark the start of construction of EZONE UWA.

Mitali with her award

Awards and achievements - March 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

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