Reminder: Preparation of ARC Future Fellowship applications for funding in 2010

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships Funding Rules for 2010 are now available on the ARC website. These fellowships are open to both Australian and overseas applicants and provide an opportunity to attract exceptional mid-career researchers to UWA as well as retaining those already here. 

Call for Applications: Fay Gale Fellowships for overseas travel for early career staff

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

The purpose of the University's Fay Gale Fellowships is to assist academic or professional staff at an early stage in their career to spend a period of time overseas, normally of not less than three months, working in another educational institution.

Reminder: UWA guidelines, assistance and feedback on NHMRC Projects

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

The NHMRC Project Grant scheme aims to fund research leading to improved health of all Australians. UWA Internal Guidelines with information, handy hints on completing applications, a budget costing template, guidelines on using the NHMRC's RGS application system and links to relevant NHMRC documentation are available on the UWA website.

Infrared technology to become part of everyday life

Thursday, 28 January 2010

Winthrop Professors Lorenzo Faraone and John Dell, and Professor Jarek Antoszewski, of UWA's Microelectronics Research Group aim for infrared technology to one day be as affordable and widespread as mobile phones with cameras. 

International Mining Collaboration to Further Industry and Environment

Monday, 25 January 2010

The University of Western Australia has signed a collaborative agreement with the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) and the University of Queensland to strengthen cooperation in mining research.

New Centre for Energy at UWA

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Inspired by the challenges associated with providing energy both now and for future generations, the UWA Centre for Energy (UWACE) has been established within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics.

New Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

The new Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation (CMSC) has been established at UWA. The Centre will be the hub of cutting-edge research across the disciplines of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science.

Mine Waste Seminar 2010 – Call for Abstracts

Monday, 14 December 2009

This first international seminar on the Reduction of Risk in the Management of Tailing and Mine Waste will be held on 29 September - 1 October in Perth.

The seminar will tackle the full range of issues that constitute risk in the management of mining wastes, particularly tailings and waste rock.

Computer fire prediction model likely to save lives

Monday, 14 December 2009

Bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia will receive an almost $3 million boost as part of a Federal Government Digital Regions Initiative that will benefit regional communities across Australia.

iPods handy for rehabilitation

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Generation Y’s latest telecommunication accessories are being used to help their grandparents overcome disabilities caused by stroke and Parkinson’s disease.

For the first time, iPhones and iPod Touch have been clinically tested by patients who have lost the use of their hands and fingers, as simple, inexpensive and convenient assessment tools for manual dexterity.