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Awards and Prizes

Stuart Spiedel

UWA computing student a finalist in 2014 National iAwards

Monday, 25 August 2014

Stuart Speidel, a PhD student  from The University of Western Australia’s School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, will compete as a Finalist in the 2014 National iAwards in Melbourne after winning the ‘Student Domaine' award for his project REView at the 23rd Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAiTTA).

Professor Ian Small

UWA success at Premier’s Science Awards

Friday, 22 August 2014

The University of Western Australia's strength in science was recognised last night when its staff won two major categories in the 2014 Premier's Science Awards and a former UWA Vice-Chancellor was inducted into the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame.

Professor Cheryl Praeger

UWA maths champion elected Honorary Member of the London Mathematical Society

Monday, 18 August 2014

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) has elected Professor Cheryl Praeger, the inaugural Director of UWA’s Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation, to Honorary Membership of the Society.

Winthop Hall Undercroft

UWA climbs higher in world rankings

Friday, 15 August 2014

In just 12 months, The University of Western Australia has climbed three places in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, to be placed at 88th in the world.

Students outside Winthrop Hall

UWA awarded Five Stars Plus rating

Monday, 11 August 2014

The University of Western Australia is one of only 10 universities worldwide to be awarded a "Five Stars Plus" rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.

Dr Harold Clough AO OBE

UWA honours Engineering, Computing and Mathematics Alumni

Monday, 11 August 2014

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recognised the contributions of two leading alumni at its Inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards on Friday 8 August. 

Microscope in a needle team

Microscope in a needle an award finalist

Friday, 1 August 2014

The world's smallest microscope - which can fit into a needle and is capable of detecting cancer cells often missed by surgeons - has earned its inventors at The University of Western Australia a place in the finals of the 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.

Stella's Sea by Sally-Ann Jones, shortlisted in the WA Premier's Book Awards

Five UWA Publishing books shortlisted for Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Five UWA Publishing books - including the centenary history of UWA - have been shortlisted in the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards, announced yesterday by State Library of Western Australia CEO and State Librarian, Margaret Allen.

University Hall

University Hall recognised in WA architecture awards

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

The University of Western Australia’s University Hall has won the Harold Krantz Award for Residential Architecture - Multiple Housing at the Australian Institute of Architects 2014 WA Architecture Awards.

Enactus UWA team members receive their trophy

Enactus UWA named runners-up at National Championships 2014

Friday, 25 July 2014

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.