EMS Faculty Staff and Student Achievements and Research Grants – August 2018

Friday, 17 August 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences would like to acknowledge the following achievements of our staff and students:

UWA Student saving netballs history

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Report highlights $66.4 billion impact of universities

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

A new report released today reveals Australia’s eight leading universities, including The University of Western Australia, contributed an estimated $66.4 billion to the Australian economy in 2016.

L-R Ashkay Venkatesh and Angel Yu

UWA maths prodigy wins international award

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Professor Akshay Venkatesh, believed to be one of The University of Western Australia’s youngest graduates, is only the second Australian to have been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious mathematical awards – the Fields Medal.

Plant the Seed of Knowledge Tour

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Hosted by UWA Friends of the Grounds, this walking tour is designed for school children (ages 8+) and their families and will showcase just a small example of what the University has to offer.  

Meet our Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simon Biggs; be amazed at the history of Winthrop Hall; touch a meteorite, have a tour of the Geology museum, purchase rocks that are millions of years old, tour the newly-refurbished Reid Library; hug a tree that is more than 660 years old; see a fascinating science experiment and a host of other extras.

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.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley appointed new Governor of Western Australia

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Former Deputy Prime Minister Kim Beazley will become Western Australia’s 33rd Governor.

UWA and WA-linked atheletes who have been included in the team

Going for gold at the Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Four UWA-linked swimmers and two pole vaulters will vie for gold at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next month.

Travelling overseas? Share the UWA story with alumni around the world

Monday, 5 March 2018

UWA academic staff travel far and wide attending conferences and industry meetings.

The next time you are travelling for work, consider connecting with alumni to share research and UWA updates, exchange ideas.

These meet-ups allow alumni to engage meaningfully in the UWA community, no matter where they live.

Professor Barry Marshall dined with graduates in Chicago, for example, while there to present at a leading gastrointestinal conference last year. One of those graduates was Michael Wood, the Consul-General for Chicago.

Sabrina Davies

UWA's future leaders awarded Westpac scholarships

Monday, 19 February 2018

Two West Australian researchers are among 17 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia’s top universities.