A week-long summer camp has officially started with 60 Year 9 and Year 10 high school students from remote areas of Western Australia and South Australia arriving at The University of Western Australia.
The summer camp, digIT, is organised by the Australian Mathematics Trust and is designed for students who are most at risk of falling behind in the digital age and show an aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) themes.
A biopsy needle that can help surgeons identify and avoid blood vessels in the brain during surgery has undergone initial tests in humans by a research team from The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
UWA students are one step closer to entering the EZONE UWA Student Hub, with the North side of the building nearly reaching completion.
With the support of BHP Iron Ore and Woodside Energy, EZONE UWA Student Hub will transform the way UWA educates , undertakes research and engages with industry, alumni and the community. The facilities will be utilised by students studying engineering, physics, maths and computing.
Researchers from The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (EMS) have been awarded $6.54 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for 16 projects across Engineering, Mathematics and Physics. This represents an outstanding achievement from our researchers, who have scooped half of the awarded projects to the University of Western Australia (UWA).
Four of the University of Western Australia’s brightest Master of Professional Engineering and Master of Data Science students were invited to take part in the WA Transport Related Student Thesis Presentation hosted by the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management Ltd (AITPM) on 22 November.
On Saturday 27 October, over 420 future maths stars came together at The University of Western Australia for the 2018 Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO). 110 teams of year 7, 8 and 9 students from 25 Perth schools competed to solve a range of mathematical problems and vie for over $2,000 worth of prizes. The number of students who attended the event was an impressive increase over 2017, representing the growing popularity of maths amongst Perth students.
The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to congratulate computer science and software engineering PhD candidate, Christopher Bartley, whose thesis paper on Data Science and Machine Learning has been accepted to one of the top three international artificial intelligence (AI) conferences in 2019, The Thirty-Third Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference on Artificial Intelligence, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Seven students from the University of Western Australia’s Master of Professional Engineering program are one step closer to inciting change in WA’s adoption of electric mobility, recently presenting their policy brief, Transition Towards Electric Mobility in WA, to The Greens WA MLC, Mr Tim Clifford, and staffer Alison Wright, on 24 October.
The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences celebrates the success of USafe, a team of three UWA female engineering students who recently took part in the third annual NASA Space Apps Perth hackathon, on 20-21 October.
The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ newest student club, UWA Aerospace, has completed the final test launch of its custom-built rocket ahead of the inaugural Australian University Rocket Competition.
UWA PhD candidate, Samantha Andrzejaczek, was recently awarded First Place and the Audience Choice Award for her success in the OI – OGS PhD video competition held on Tuesday 23 October at UWA’s Oceans Institute (OI). The competition, which aims to increase the impact and visibility of OI postgraduate research, presents PhD students with the opportunity to share their research efforts in a creative three minute video submission.
Three researchers from The University of Western Australia are among 25 new Fellows with impressive track records in leadership and creating impact to be elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
The UWA Girls in Engineering outreach program (GIE) recently visited Presbyterian Ladies’ College to deliver hands-on problem-solving activities to Year 3 students, the youngest cohort to be involved with the program to date.
Five of The University of Western Australia’s brightest female engineering students recently took part in the 10th annual WIMWA Summit, a one-day-seminar and professional networking event which aims to encourage women to increase their presence in the industry and form strong professional networks.
A team of four UWA Civil Engineering students flew to Taipei in Taiwan to compete in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) structural competition held on 14-15 September.