UWA Awards and achievements - November 2019
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]
Name: Professor Pat Dudgeon, School of Indigenous Studies Achievement: Professor Pat Dudgeon has been awarded the 2019 APS Presidents Award for her distinguished contribution to Psychology in Australia. The award recognises individuals that make significant advances in the practice of psychology.
Name: Academic finalists in The Innovator of the Year awards Achievement: Three UWA projects are finalists in the Innovator of the Year Awards. Converting Broome nacre to synthetic bone material for human implant, Weed Chipper: Site specific weed control for large-scale cropping and CryoSolid Sensor: Rapid Detection of Solid Freeze-out in LNG Production. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Wednesday 6 November.
Name: Associate Professor Tanya Dalziell, Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education Achievement: Associate Professor Tanya Dalziell and Adjunct Associate Professor Dr Paul Genoni from Curtin University have been awarded a Prime Ministers Literary Award in the category of best non-fiction book for their book, Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955-1964.