African cassava field

Fighting viruses to ensure food

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Virus diseases pose one of the biggest threats to human survival - not just those that invade the human body, but those that reduce  crop yields, and threaten food security, especially in the developing world.

Guild Council members 1969

In their own words: the voices of UWA

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

An oral history gives a personal, first hand recollection. Memory is far from perfect, but the voice captures how a person felt or thought about an event, a place or time that they experienced. 

Georgie Higgins at her graduation in a wheelchair

Help Georgie beat Lyme disease

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

While UWA has launched an initiative to crowdfund and crowdsource research projects, a UWA graduate is pinning her hopes for the future on a similar social media campaign.

Sailing students with first prize

Sailing success for students

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Spring was a season for UWA students to show who ruled the waves, both in Australia and overseas.

The New Century Campaign at UWA

New Century Campaign -- a year on

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

A year after the launch of the New Century Campaign, an extraordinary $218 million has been raised - or more than 50 per cent of our $400 million target. 

Winners David Norman, Susan Harbers, Iain Watt, Jessica Edelman and Alec Cameron

Big steps towards good health

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

 The 2014 Global Corporate Challenge wrapped up recently, and what a great effort from 350 staff participants - clocking up more than 264,000 kilometres and walking the equivalent of seven times around the world during the 100-day challenge.

The LIWA leadership group

How we sleep affects how we breathe

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The burgeoning field of sleep research and its relationship with breathing disorders is recognised in a new appointment to the leadership group of the Lung Institute of WA.

Paul Kelly's new book

A tale of Prime Ministerial disasters

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Political histories tend to focus on the personalities involved in wins, losses, dramas and disasters.

UWA Business School

Top ranking for Business School

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The Business School has cemented its place as one of Australia's best, winning European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation again.

Shaun Collin and Kara Yopak with their Aspire award

Academics hope to attract sharks

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Fatal shark attacks have focused much attention on WA over the past few years.