The University of Western Australia has brought together WA school principals and leading education innovators to examine the future of the workforce and how school students can be best supported to transition from high school to university.
A global team including scientists from The University of Western Australia has assembled the first genome of the field pea, which provides insight into how the legume evolved and will help aid future improvements of the crop.
More than 200 Year 11 students from 19 schools across Perth and the Peel area recently attended camps at The University of Western Australia to get a taste of university life and learn about the opportunities available to them through a tertiary education.
A medical researcher developing ways to improve the treatment of brain tumours in children and a physicist who hopes to create the world’s first laser link in WA for use in space missions are recipients of prestigious 2020 Forrest Fellowships.
The Emerging Engineers Competition Finals took place on Wednesday 21 August, celebrating 6 months of hard work from Perth high school students with posters, prototypes, and demonstrations presented at the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre.
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, the youngest-ever student to enrol at The University of Western Australia and last year’s recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at a special ceremony to be held at UWA’s Winthrop Hall tomorrow.
The University of Western Australia’s Manager of Major Projects and Project Manager of EZONE Student Hub, Merv Shortt, attended the Informa University Planning, Design and Construction Conference in Melbourne, last month, to gain some insights on how the increasing numbers of university students are influencing the way that university campus buildings are conceived and constructed.