The launch of the Harry Perkins Institute has signalled a new era in medical research.
Much as he loves the micro level of medical research, John Challis came to the realisation many years ago, that the macro level - the translation of that research - is even more exciting.
About one in 12 babies in Australia is born prematurely and WA has the best record in the country for keeping these babies alive and ensuring quality of life.
Twenty years ago, Tim St Pierre and his colleagues were known as ‘those weird scientists who study magnetism in medicine'.
Twenty years ago, Tim St Pierre and his colleagues were known as ‘those weird scientists who study magnetism in medicine’.
Now the global Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers not only recognises Professor St Pierre but is feting him this year as their Magnetics Society’s Distinguished Lecturer for 2014.
If the energetic fund-raising, the training, the camaraderie, the support for cancer sufferers and survivors, and simply the enthusiasm could be bottled, the inaugural Weekend to End Women's Cancers would have ensured the diseases were cured.
You can't get much more remote, in WA, than One Arm Point.
I always look forward to the start of a new academic year.
In a final nod to the Centenary, the Student Guild honoured one of its most famous presidents with Life Membership.
The magnificent Centenary sundial has been enhanced with a sculpture garden at its feet.
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