2013 Best of the WEST Awards
– Call for nominations
On behalf of the Go Women in Engineering Science and Technology (Go WEST) team at the University of Southern Queensland, it is our pleasure to advise that nominations are now open for the 2013 Best of the WEST Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of outstanding women and girls from regional, rural and remote areas of Queensland who are leading in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). This will be the fifth year that Go WEST has offered the awards and the ceremony is scheduled to be held on October 17, 2013 at the Toowoomba campus of the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). The winners will be congratulated by the USQ Chancellor Mrs Bobbie Brazil and the award sponsor while being presented with $500, a trophy and a certificate.
The Best of the West Awards are open to:
· Primary school students
· Secondary school students
· University students
· Educators and academics
· Industry personnel
· STEM professionals
Further details are available in the attached flyer and at www.usq.edu.au/gowest/bowa.
Nominations close on Tuesday, 22 August 2013.
Please see the attached promotional flyer, 2012 Awards winners’ poster and nomination form.
It would be appreciated if you could promote the opportunity to nominate throughout your networks.
If you are able to display or circulate some of our professionally printed brochures then please email gowest and let us know the quantity required and the mailing address.
Go WEST Online Community Collaborative Site – invitation to join
Consistent with the Go WEST aim to establish a university wide network to build cross-discipline links to foster the success of academics and students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM’s) areas, Go WEST has developed an online community collaborative site that anyone can join and contribute to. To join the community, right click and open the following link www.facebook.com/GoWESTProject.
Please feel free to direct any enquiries to us using the contact details below.
Associate Professor Jacquie McDonald: on behalf of the Go WEST project Executive Committee.
Mrs Helen Phillips
Go WEST Project Officer
University of Southern Queensland
E gowest | W www.usq.edu.au/gowest