UWA Forward http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/not_used/1683 UWA's weekly news email for staff en $9 million boost for fabrication research infrastructure http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020010711808/december-2018/9-million-boost-fabrication-research-infrastructure <p>Western Australia’s fabrication and manufacturing capabilities have received a $9 million boost thanks to new funding from the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS), the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation and UWA.</p> <p>The funding injection will allow UWA’s Microelectronics Research Group to expand the UWA-based WA node of NCRIS’ Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF-WA) over the next three years.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2020 juliana.cavoli 11808 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Fantastic five head to 2020 Perth Festival http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019082711568/december-2018/fantastic-five-head-2020-perth-festival <p>Perth Festival announces five glorious shows as a taste of the summer cultural feast to come next February under new Festival Artistic Director Iain Grandage.<br /></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2019 simone.hewett 11568 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au International UWA students recognised in CISWA Awards http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019062811469/december-2018/international-uwa-students-recognised-ciswa-awards <p>A University of Western Australia student has taken out the top spot in the&nbsp;2019&nbsp;CISWA <a href="http://www.ciswa.com/?page_id=1448">WA International Tertiary Student of the Year</a> awards, with both runner ups also coming from UWA.</p> <p></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2019 grace.kovesi 11469 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au The notes in our head http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019053011415/december-2018/notes-our-head <p>Nicholas Bannan tends not to separate his work from pleasure in his different creative roles in the Conservatorium of Music. As a Senior Lecturer in one of Australia’s leading music schools, Nicholas designs and oversees the units in the postgraduate music courses at UWA.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 May 2019 mbukilic 11415 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Championing positive mental health in PhD students http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019052911411/nina-mccarthy/championing-positive-mental-health-phd-students <p>As a geneticist at the Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease, Nina McCarthy has devoted much of her working life to combating psychiatric illnesses.</p> Wed, 29 May 2019 verity.chia 11411 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Ben’s on the mark http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019052211403/ben-mcguire/ben-s-mark <p>Ben McGuire may be a rising star at East Perth Football Club, but the talented athlete has his feet planted firmly on the ground.</p> Wed, 22 May 2019 verity.chia 11403 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au World-leading experts take to the stage (and pubs) across Perth http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019052111399/research-impact-series-2019/world-leading-experts-take-stage-and-pubs-across-perth <p>Western Australians will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts in music, literature, rock art, business, history, engineering, medicine and science during UWA’s <a href="http://www.research.uwa.edu.au/events">Research Impact Series</a>.</p> Tue, 21 May 2019 verity.chia 11399 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Helping books come to life http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019051311386/december-2018/helping-books-come-life <p>Eleanor Hurt worked in the Dymocks head office as the book buyer for their flagship store for a few years prior to joining UWA Publishing (UWAP) early this year.</p> Mon, 13 May 2019 mbukilic 11386 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA and VGW join forces to develop young tech talent http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019040511317/december-2018/uwa-and-vgw-join-forces-develop-young-tech-talent <p>The University of Western Australia has partnered with global technology company VGW to give students more opportunities to complete internships, gain scholarships, and collaborate on innovative research.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2019 verity.chia 11317 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Photonic switch research to see the light http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2019032611296/december-2018/photonic-switch-research-see-light <p>The research team behind the design of a new photonic switch to help meet the need of ever-increasing network speeds has been awarded Pathfinder funding to build and test a prototype at UWA.</p> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 verity.chia 11296 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au