The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.
To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email [email protected]
Name: Dr Maxim Goryachev
Achievement: Dr Goryachev from UWA’s Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences has been jointly awarded the European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) 2018 Young Scientist Award. The award recognises his contribution to research into time and frequency metrology, a field of study within the area of quantum physics.
Name: Dr Tristan Clemons
Achievement: UWA nanotechnology researcher and PhD student Dr Clemons has been selected to participate in the 2018 CAS SciFinder® Future Leaders program. CAS is a division of the American Chemical Society. Dr Clemons will join an elite group of PhD students and postdoctoral students from around the world and visit CAS to use his expertise to collaborate on new initiatives to support the scientific community.
Name: Sophie Coffin
Achievement: UWA law student Sophie has been awarded Ms NAIDOC Perth. Ms NAIDOC Perth is a leadership and empowerment program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Sophie is from Port Hedland where she wishes to return and work in a legal capacity.
Name: Theodore Stapleton
Achievement: UWA philosophy student Theodore has won the Australian regional final of the Chinese Bridge (Hanyu Qiao) language competition. He will represent Australian university students by attending the worldwide Hanyu Qiao Chinese competition, an important platform for international college students to learn about the Chinese language.
Name: Dr Ian Chalmers
Achievement: Dr Chalmers, UWA Adjunct Professor of Asian Studies has won the Wang Gungwu prize for best article in Asian Studies Review 2017. His article examined extremism in Indonesia and the results of efforts to disengage people from terrorist networks and ideologies.
Name: Elham Eshraghian
Achievement: UWA fine arts student Elham was selected from a field of 30 exhibitors at Hatched:National Graduate Show 2018, an exhibition that showcases the work of emerging artists. Elham received a $40,000 Schenberg Art Fellowship for her two-channel digital video, Bohrân. Elh.
Congratulations UWA staff and students.
Jess Reid (UWA Media and Public Relations Advisor)(+61 8) 6488 6876