The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an 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 great awards or achievements across the University please email [email protected]
At its Autumn Ordinary Meeting Convocation recognised three outstanding contributors to the University with the presentation of Convocation Medals to Ms Hilary Silbert, Dr Susan King and Adjunct Professor Warren Kerr AM.
The University of Western Australia has been recognised in Australia in the Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018-2019 National Report, which provides a national snapshot of how university research translates into real-world benefits for society.
Congratulations to Doctor Sagi Peari who was awarded the Best Paper Prize at the Corporate Law Teachers Association (CLTA) conference in Auckland.
The annual conference was hosted by the University of Auckland and the award ceremony was attended by leading academics, judiciary and policy makers.
“I would like to sincerely thank CLTA’s Executive Committee for the trust in my candidacy and my work. I was deeply touched by the high level of collegiality and the warm welcoming I received at the conference”, Dr Peari said.
The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education celebrated the success of Next Gen Resources, a team of four UWA Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flexible students who were recently awarded first place at the seventh annual Schulich International Case Competition on 23 February 2019, held at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada.
Congratulations to UWA Graduate School of Education Professor Peter Merrotsy, who recently received an Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, at the 2018 Awards Ceremony, on 26 February 2019.
A postgraduate student at The University of Western Australia with a passion for education equality is one of 17 leading postgraduate students Australia-wide to be named a Westpac Future Leaders Scholar.
Congratulations to Professor Natalie Skead, Dean and Head of UWA Law School, who is now a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), following the success of her application to Advance HE for Principal Fellowship at the recent Recognition Panel.
UWA Winthrop Professor of Marketing, Jill Sweeney, was recently awarded the ANZMAC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award at the 2018 ANZMAC Conference Gala Awards Dinner, hosted by the University of Adelaide at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 5 December 2018.