A tool that will enable surgeons to detect malignant breast cancer tissue during surgery using new imaging techniques has been developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.
A group of UWA ALVA students have collaborated with Perth based architecture studio SMAR to win an international competition. The challenge was to design the new 33-hectare National Science and Innovation Centre in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Known as Science Island, the $36.8 million development is the flagship project for Lithuania coinciding with the 100 year anniversary of the country’s independence.
Commonwealth Education Minister Simon Birmingham announced yesterday that Professor Kent Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Community and Engagement), will join a new ministerial council formed to strengthen and expand the role of Australia’s international education sector as a global leader in training and research.
UWA alumna and former Dean of the UWA Business School Tracey Horton also will serve on Council in her new role as Chair of private education provider Navitas.
If you usually book travel using an Arranger, you can save time and money by using the new Online Booking Tool (OBT) feature called Concur TRAVEL. This allows you, the Traveller, to search and select live fares as you would when you book directly with an airline online.
You can benefit from the following when booking via the OBT:
Last week the WA Parliament passed new legislation covering the governance and commercial operations of the state's five universities.
The local higher education sector has sought for many years to have their Acts of Parliament changed to reduce the regulatory burden imposed on them and allow them greater freedom to use their land for commercial purposes.
Under the Universities Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, Curtin, Murdoch and Edith Cowan universities could now use their land for commercial purposes, something UWA has long had available to it.
Pull out your active wear because the UWA Staff Sports Day is less than a month away.
Whether you like to sweat it out, prefer a leisurely stroll, enjoy the rush of competition or maybe giant jenga is more your style, UWA Sport’s Deputy General Manager Rodney Glossop says there’s something for everyone on Friday 11 November.
“This year the day’s taken a slightly different shape.