Sharon Parker

Ground-breaking work design researcher wins ARC Laureate Fellowship

Friday, 6 May 2016

Pioneering research on the changing nature of ‘work’ has resulted in an Australian Laureate Fellowship being awarded to the University of Western Australia.

Prof Kadambot Siddique designated Special Ambassador for Pulses by UN FAO

UWA Professor named FAO Special Ambassador for Pulses

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

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.

Suburban Sexscapes book cover

Suburban Sexscapes book wins national planning award

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Australia’s first edited book about urban planning and the sex industry has received national recognition from the Planning Institute of Australia.

Professor Richard Hobbs

Ecological Society of America honours UWA ecologist

Monday, 23 May 2016

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.

ECM Prizes Breakfast 2016

Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recently hosted its annual Faculty Prizes Breakfast to honour the brightest students for their academic achievements in the 2015 academic year.


CEME graduate and Wave Energy Engineer wins the WAYAA People’s Choice award

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

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.


MPE student awarded the prestigious Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership honour

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

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.

Sharon Parker

International mentorship award for UWA academic

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The UWA Business School’s Professor Sharon Parker has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of Organisational Behaviour with a prestigious international award.

Professor Tim St Pierre

Top honour for scientist's contribution to blood disorders

Monday, 16 May 2016

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.

Dr Andrew Ford

Dr Andrew Ford awarded Dementia Collaborative Research Centre Grant

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

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’.