Peter Lilly

Peter Lilly to lead UWA's Engineering Zone project

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

A senior manager at BHP Billiton has been appointed Director of UWA's Engineering Zone project, which aims to revolutionise engineering education and research.

Africa School Of Mines

UWA mining experts with premier in South Africa

Monday, 3 February 2014

Mining for development experts from the UWA-based International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) are accompanying Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett at the Mining Indaba (or Conference) in Cape Town, South Africa, where Mr Barnett is delivering a keynote address on WA's world-leading mining legislation and regulation.

Nadia Okis

Police-worker credits UWA

Monday, 3 February 2014

Little did graduate Nadia Okis know that the Japanese language lessons she took at The University of Western Australia would come in handy occasionally to help her with Police work.

OCT breast cancer group

Cancer Council WA backs new breast cancer detection tool

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Cancer in lymph nodes will be more likely to be detected with the development of an advanced imaging technique supported by the latest Cancer Council WA grant.

(Left): Terry Woodings, Ian Reid, Andrew Rohl and Dennis Moore

From bird-watching to home-help: what will computer do next?

Friday, 1 November 2013

Never one to let a golden opportunity pass him by, Adjunct Professor Terry Woodings of the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering organised a get-together of some of the University's - and the nation's - most respected computer experts recently.

Kelsey Kennedy

UWA student tops nation-wide research challenge

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

A PhD student who is developing a tool to help doctors increase their chances of ensuring breast cancer doesn't return after surgery has overwhelmingly won the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Western Sydney.

Water research hub announces new partnership

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Ensuring that Australian cities are more water-sensitive is the aim of the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRC-WSC) - a goal that is more likely as the Centre gains a new partner.

Winthrop Professor Hui Tong Chua

Green light for green idea?

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

The sun's heat could be harnessed to turn saltwater into drinkable water and ‘green' electricity if an exciting new idea gets the green light.

Bushfire rapid early warning system wins national award

Friday, 9 August 2013

A computer system which enables early warnings about bushfires to be sent to at-risk communities won a national award last night for a group from WA.

Dr Jingzhou Yang

New super ceramic may make super mining savings

Thursday, 11 July 2013

A new super-strong ceramic developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia may enable power plant operators to save money on delays and costly repairs, and may prolong the life of expensive mining equipment.

Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy

Prestigious fellowship for oil and gas expert

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

A leading researcher whose work has helped make offshore oil and gas platforms more stable and safer has been awarded Australia's most prestigious research fellowship.

Clough EVP Engineering Gary Bowtell, Jessica Regan, Joel Valli, CFO Neil Siford

Clough scholars continue 35-year-old tradition

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Two engineering students at The University of Western Australia are the newest recipients of the 35-year-old Clough Scholars program, which was revived last year after an eight-year sabbatical.

Winthrop Professor Susan Prescott

International research into disease, water and oral health get funding boost

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

The global rise of chronic inflammatory non-communicable diseases; technologies to assess water resources in a changing climate; and reducing international inequality in oral health are three research projects that have attracted Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) funding.

China visit

Good food and talk underpin UWA-China friendship

Friday, 25 May 2012

More than great food was on the menu when a leading Minister from the People's Republic of China (PRC) met staff from The University of Australia and Madame Wang Yiner, the Republic's Consul General in Perth.

Young masterminds excel at maths olympics

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Nearly 400 of the State’s best young mathematicians from over 43 schools took part in the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) on Saturday, 5 November.

Google hires UWA Software Engineering students

Monday, 31 October 2011

Landing a dream job with Google is just sinking in for software engineering students Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke, from The University of Western Australia, who will work as Software Engineer Interns at the technology giant’s Sydney headquarters.

EECE dominates hike4hunger fundraising effort

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics would like to congratulate the team of eight staff members from the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (Team EECE), who participated in the UWA Sports hike4hunger on Friday, 21 October.

UWA biomedical engineer dances his way to Belgium

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Joel Miller, a biomedical engineer at The University of Western Australia has won top prize in the Science’s 4th annual “Dance Your PhD” contest with his footloose video rendition of his thesis topic: Microstructure-Property relationships in Ti2448 components produced by Selective Laser Melting: A Love Story.

COFS researcher receives UWA Research Collaboration Award

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Faculty congratulates Associate Professor Britta Bienen from the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems for winning a UWA Research Collaboration Award (RCA).

Dr Ken Michael

UWA graduates win top engineering awards

Friday, 7 October 2011

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia - including a former State Governor - have achieved top honours in WA engineering.