University News

Awards and Prizes

The Business School Research Office accepting their award

Staff recognised in teaching and research awards

Thursday, 17 April 2014

UWA Business School staff were this week recognised for their achievements in teaching and research.

Louise Wilson

WACE winner has big plans

Thursday, 10 April 2014

A 17 year-old Victoria Park girl in her first year at The University of Western Australia has been recognised as the State's top-performing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student in the WA Certificate of Education (WACE).

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh and UWA Chancellor Michael Chaney

Rio Tinto chief awarded honorary doctorate

Friday, 28 March 2014

Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.

Lukas Kuster and Tarquin Betuel with trophy after mid-west regional competition

Taekwon-do discipline sees UWA students win gold in Geraldton

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Geraldton played host to the Taekwon-do Mid-West Regional Championships held on Saturday 23 March, which saw 95 competitors including two UWA students who won a total of five gold medals and one silver in a display of discipline, skills and sportsmanship.

Dr Toby Burrows

Medieval manuscripts go digital via prestigious European fellowship

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

A huge collection of about 60,000 medieval and early modern manuscripts - and the people and events they record - will come alive digitally to scholars around the world thanks to a 21st century scholar winning a prestigious award.

Ms Laura Vincent

UWA student wins 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship

Friday, 21 March 2014

A 21 year-old Indigenous Law/Arts student at The University of Western Australia is one of two national winners of the Law Council of Australia's 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship.

Professor Anna Nowak

Award recognition for excellence in care for asbestos victims

Thursday, 20 March 2014

A UWA researcher who is working at the forefront of a health disaster that started in the blue asbestos mining industry in the Pilbara last century has been presented with a prestigious award by the Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia.

Irina Cattalini, Chief Executive Officer of WA Council of Social Service

Young guns shine in 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 20 March 2014

The University of Western Australia congratulates the 11 alumni named in this year's 40under40 Awards.

Dr Richard Pestell

UWA alumni named Australia's most innovative global leaders

Friday, 14 March 2014

Two outstanding graduates from The University of Western Australia were last night recognised for their commitment to effecting change at the 2014 Advance Australian Global Awards in Sydney.

UWA team wins Quality of Research Communication Award

Thursday, 6 March 2014

A team of researchers from the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at The University of Western Australia has won the 2013 AARES Quality of Research Communications Award.  This award is conferred by the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) to recognise superior communication of topics in agricultural and resource economics.