In the November December 2009 issue of Australasian Science, Emeritus Professor Don Bradshaw, the Chair of Zoology and Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Animal Biology wrote that protecting habitat is the key to halting Australia’s declining biodiversity.
Winthrop Professor Alex Coram suggests that economic theorists cannot be blamed for the global financial crisis and that, for the situation to improve, we may have to start thinking about things in a radically different way …
At the opening of the Centre for Genetic Epidemiology on 1 October 2009, Winthrop Professor Lyler Palmer spoke of an extraordinary – even transcendent – time in the history of bioscience. This is an edited version of the speech.
We are in the midst of a major paradigm shift in our ability to understand the causes of common disease, powered by a genomics revolution.
Security in the time zone shared by Western Australia and 60 per cent of the world's population is the concern here of Former Defence Minister, now Australia's Ambassador Designate to the United States of America, Professor Kim Beazley. Professor Beazley is also Professorial Fellow of Political Science and International Relations at The University of Western Australia.
Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Western Australia, writes about the opportunities and challenges - and suggests some likely solutions - for higher education in globalised economies.
The role of citizen diplomacy in the time zone Western Australia shares with 60 per cent of the world's population is the concern of Sue Boyd, President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs (WA Branch).
International collaboration and technology in response to pandemics is essential, argues Professor Barry Marshall AC. Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Marshall is Co-Director of the Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training.