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Austmine Internships: STEM METS Career Pathway Program

STEM METS Austmine

This program will provide second, third, fourth year and master level students, currently studying any STEM degree, with a 10-week paid internship during the 2021/ 22 summer break. Tune into an online information session to find out more.

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Showcase your work at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference

Undergraduate Research Conference

Bachelors and Honours students: Improve your employability skills and present your research to a large online audience! You could win tickets to the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) and even represent the University as one of the student presenters. Expressions of Interest by 6 June.

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ECMS researcher finds link between disrupted sleep and increased risk of death

Sleeping study

Associate Professor Mathias Baumert and team have, for the first time, discovered a "clear link between the frequency and duration of unconscious wakefulness during night-time sleep and an increased risk of dying from diseases of the heart and blood vessels, and death from any cause, particularly in women".

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Photonics COVID-19 project awarded funding by Australia-India Strategic Research Fund

Photonic research team

Congratulations to Dr Abel Santos and his project team, whose project "Photonic Viropsy: Harnessing light on chip for precise SARS–CoV–2 diagnosis" has been awarded funding by the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund.

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ECMS researchers finalists in the Australian Space Awards

Australian Space Awards

Congratulations to two of our ECMS researchers, Professor Volker Hessel and Professor Tat-Jun Chin who have been named as finalists in the 2021 Australian Space Awards.

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Mechanical Engineering graduates from 1971 welcomed onto campus

1971 Mechanical Engineering Reunion

"A bit has changed in the last 50 years!" This was the sentiment for all 12, 1971 Mechanical Engineering graduates who came back to campus on Thursday 6 May 2021 to celebrate their Golden Jubilee anniversary.

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Geoscientist’s research hits the mark

Dr Carmine Wainman

Dr Carmine Wainman from the Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources has received two major recognitions for his research.

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Nominate for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni previous winners

Nominations are now open for the Distinguished Alumni Awards covering three categories. Our distinguished alumni are a rich and diverse pool of leaders and innovators who are exemplars of the University success story and a great source of internal pride and inspiration. Applications close 15 June 2021.

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The Andy Thomas Space Foundation Education Fund Scholarships now open

Space satellite andy thomas

The Andy Thomas Space Foundation is offering a number of scholarships, awards and prizes to a value of $150,000 to undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and doctoral candidates, and graduates and teachers. Various application closing dates.

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Women in STEM National Innovation Games

Removing barriers for Women in STEM

Join the Western Women in STEM National Innovation Games, a hack-a-thon inspired innovation Challenge co-funded by the Australian Government and Western Sydney University. Registrations close Friday 7 May.

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