UWA students win $7000 for on-the-job training

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

Students from The University of Western Australia have won more than half the 15 Science and Innovation Studentship Awards on offer from the State Department of Industry and Resources. 

Sculptor commemorates public health benefactor

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

The bronze bust of a woman who donated one million pounds (in today's terms $40,000,000) to medical research at The University of Western Australia was unveiled in the University's Winthrop Hall today.  

UWA engineers win national challenge

Monday, 1 December 2008

Western Australia has dominated the Engineers Without Borders 2008 Challenge, with first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia taking first and second place.

A 'C-Change' for UWA Institute of Agriculture

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

Fights, loss and videotape at UWA graduates' art exhibition

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

A canvas ‘painted' by people staging a bloody and theatrical fight; paintings that evoke nostalgia for a lost childhood at the beach; and a jumper knitted from video tape are some of the works on show in an exhibition opening soon at The University of Western Australia. 

Science students from UWA up for $20,000 Premier's Award

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Research into a gas trail close to the Milky Way, metal-based anticancer drugs and nesting flatback turtles has enabled three young scientists from The University of Western Australia to be in the running for a $20,000 science prize to be announced soon. 

UWA author's Sir Ronald Wilson biography wins 2007 WA Premier's Book Award Premier's Prize

Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Dr Antonio Buti, a senior law lecturer at The University of Western Australia, has won the major prize in the 2007 Western Australian Premier's Book Awards for his penetrating biography - Sir Ronald Wilson:  A Matter of Conscience. 

UWA meningitis research published in prestigious journal

Friday, 21 November 2008

Work by a researcher at The University of Western Australia that could lead to the prevention of infections such as meningitis and bacteremia has been published in the November issue, in the prestigious "Journal of Biological Chemistry". 

Lecture theatres named in honour of UWA academics

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Two of The University of Western Australia's great scholars who have left their marks on the State were honoured this week by the dedication of two lecture theatres in their names.