The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has designated The University of Western Australia’s Agriculture Chair, Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique the Special Ambassador for Pulses 2016 at a ceremony in Marrakesh, Morocco.
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Richard Hobbs has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to the field of ecology with Honorary Membership of the prestigious Ecological Society of America.
A graduate of the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering within UWA’s Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, James McCarthy-Price has won The People’s Choice award at the prestigious Western Australian Young Achiever Awards.
Open to all finalists, the People’s Choice award is an exceptional achievement that recognises an individual who is voted for by the public as their favourite finalist.
A fifth year Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) student from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Jaxon Evans, has been awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award by the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), in conjunction with Pacific Road Capital, and Rio Tinto.
A scientist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious new international award for his outstanding contribution to the management of and improvement in quality of life for patients with red blood cell disorders.
Congratulations to Dr Andrew Ford and colleagues (Prof. O Almeida, UWA; Prof. C MacLeod, UWA; Prof. L Flicker, UWA; Prof. N Lautenschlager, Melbourne; Dr C Plakiotis, Monash) who have been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRCs) for their study in to ‘Depression in people with dementia and their carers’.