Australia's future looks bright with budding young scientists

Friday, 16 May 2008

A science/law student from The University of Western Australia will be one of the first competitors outside the United States to take up the international challenge to be named a BioGENEius and win US$10,000.

UWA geologist wins Mawson Medal

Monday, 5 May 2008

Professor Peter Cawood from The University of Western Australia's School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious Mawson Medal and Lecture for 2008.

Mt Barker farmer wins Honorary Doctorate in Agriculture

Thursday, 10 April 2008

Mt Barker farmer Terry Enright last night became the first farmer to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Agriculture from The University of Western Australia. 

UWA recognised for service to children

Tuesday, 8 April 2008

The University of Western Australia today become the first organisation in Western Australia to receive the Save the Children White Flame award for its contribution to children over nearly 100 years.

Sara Mcliver awarded in UWA Autumn Graduation

Tuesday, 1 April 2008

Soprano Sara Mcliver will be among several prominent West Australians to be awarded with honorary degrees or Chancellor's medals during the autumn series of graduations at The University of Western Australia from Monday, March 31 to Thursday, April 17.

UWA, Fogarty Awards for Excellence

Friday, 14 March 2008

More than 100 of the State's brightest students will be awarded scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia, at a ceremony in UWA's Winthrop Hall at 6.30pm this Sunday, March 16, 2008.

UWA named women's employer of choice

Tuesday, 4 March 2008

The University of Western Australia has been named a National Employer of Choice for Women for the seventh consecutive year.

The Federal Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) made the announcement today.

The University has made the list every year since the award was first offered to Australian employers in 2002. Six pre-requisites were added to the selection process this year, making the award even more competitive.

UWA team named Google "Champions of the Earth"

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

A team from The University of Western Australia has been named by internet giant Google the "Champions of the Earth" after their win in Google SketchUp's "Build your Campus in 3D Competition".

Scholarships at UWA to benefit state's top students

Thursday, 31 January 2008

Many of WA's best young city and regional students, most fresh from high school, will benefit from generous scholarships offered by The University of Western Australia.

WA farmers benefit from UWA winning students' work

Wednesday, 23 January 2008

Western Australian farmers are likely to benefit from the research of two award-winning PhD students from The University of Western Australia, Megan Chadwick and Weihua Chen.

They have won travelling fellowships honouring the former Director General of the Department of Agriculture, Dr Mike Carroll. The scholarships will enable them to enrich their postgraduate studies with overseas and interstate study tours.