Enactus UWA students are passionate about empowering
people in need.
In the last 12 months, the 55 members of Enactus UWA have
worked to deliver 13,000 pairs of shoes to Ghana, empower 5,510 students to
take control of their finances, engage 25 organisations, sell 2,245 environmentally
friendly jute bags, and train four Kenyan women to successfully run their own café.
COFS researchers Shazzad Hossain, Mark Cassidy and Yuxia Hu were awarded an ARC Linkage Project Grant for their project "Investigation of alternative footing shapes to mitigate instabilities during installation of offshore drilling platforms".
COFS will partner with three researchers, Dr Jonghwa Won, Dr Jong-Sik Park and Dr Seong-Jong Kim from the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME), Korea. They will actively participate and contribute to the project.
Four researchers from The University of Western Australia will receive more than $3 million from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship scheme to fund a diverse range of projects - from the origin of life on Earth and a history of Soviet war experiences to the future of crops in a phosphorus-scarce world, and 3D optical microscopy expected to facilitate unprecedented insights into the structure of tissue.
Three eminent researchers from
The University of Western Australia have been named among the finalists for the
2014 Scientist of the Year to be announced at the Premier's Science Awards on
21 August during National Science Week, Australia's largest annual celebration
In challenging wind conditions on Lago di Ledro, Italy, UWA students Sam Gilmour (skipper), Steve Thomas, Adam Negri and Chris Smith have won the silver medal at the 7th World University Match Racing Championships. The team represented Australia as part of a four-team contingent from Australia (2 open teams and 2 women's teams) and were defending the title after winning in Nice, France in 2012.
A young Albany Indigenous man who recently completed his Honours at The University of Western Australia is about to embark on a scholarship that will enable him to be part of the international thoroughbred industry.