Two eminent UWA researchers – Professor Bob Bucat and Winthrop Professor Colin Raston – have featured in front page articles of the national magazine Chemistry in Australia published by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
Ian Godfrey Senior Curator and Head of Department of Materials Conservation, Western Australian Museum BSc (Honours), PhD, UWA; DipEd, Secondary Teachers’ College
My first job after graduating from UWA was as a high school teacher. Following this, I lectured in science and science education at the WA College of Advanced Education before joining the Western Australian Museum, initially as Curator of the Organic Materials Conservation.
A pioneering primary industry researcher and an internationally renowned chemist who made enormous contributions to the State are to be honoured with the naming of significant facilities at The University of Western Australia.
PhD student Holly McClellan has been utilising ultrasound imaging to help discover why breastfeeding can be such a painful and distressing time for some mothers.
Although breastfeeding is a practice that’s been around for aeons, it appears there’s still a lot we don’t know about it.
All mammal species feed their young a unique composition of milk that promotes optimal immunity and development. Most mammals are born with the ability to co-ordinate sucking, swallowing and breathing to remove milk from their mother’s nipple/teat.
UWA first year PhD student Libby Thomas had a busy year in 2009, winning numerous awards and accolades.
Libby is a first year PhD student in the School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences undertaking research with Professor Peter Hartmann involving the cells responsible for human lactation.