The Faculty would like to offer our congratulations to Ms Jovanna Taylor, a Computer Science and Engineering student who has been selected as a 2009 ANZ Anita Borg finalist. As a finalist, Jovanna will travel to Sydney to attend the Anita Borg Scholars Retreat in October. Selected participants from the retreat will then travel to America for the world finals.
The Faculty is delighted to offer our congratulations to PhD student Zhihui Ye from the School of Civil and Resource Engineering who won the Australia-China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund Top-up Scholarship.
The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to Ms Dani Barrington, a PhD candidate, from the School of Environmental Systems Engineering for being awarded a publication prize by Professor Doug McEachern, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) for her paper "Application of Hydrogen Peroxide for the Removal of Toxic Cyanobacteria and Other Phytoplankton from Wastewater" published in Environmental Science and Technology.
The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team achieved another success by claiming 3rd position in the 2009 World Championship for Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), which took place in Hockenheim, Germany, earlier this month.
This interactive forum for staff and postgraduate students focuses on developing ARC (Australian Research Council) Linkage projects, with an overview of the scheme followed by hints and tips from researchers with a wealth of experience as Linkage Project assessors or successful applicants.
The Faculty is delighted to announce the following successes in industry and research grants in the last few months. Please take the time to browse through these to see the range of funding opportunities that could be open to researchers in the faculty and to pinpoint possible mentors for your own endeavours.
In February 2009 the University Website Office began migrating our School and Centre sites into the Matrix Content Management System. The migration process not only ensures that websites meet objectives of the business unit, but also ensure compliance with the University's draft Web Policy which is due to take effect as of 1 January 2010.