Associate Professor Keith Stubbs

National prize for young UWA chemist

Friday, 30 November 2012

A chemist from The University of Western Australia who is studying the roles that carbohydrates play in nature has received one of the nation's most significant awards for chemistry.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

UWA scholars elected to prestigious fellowship

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Three academics from The University of Western Australia are among 22 leading scholars elected as 2012 Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities - one of the highest honours available for achievement in the humanities in Australia.

Laureate Fellow Michael Tobar

UWA's physics gems sparkle

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Two internationally acclaimed physicists from The University of Western Australia have clocked up another big award in recognition of their work on precision electromagnetic measurement.

Professor Ryan Lister

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants for the two year period 2013-2014, with a funding allocation of $726,000 to:

Associate Professor Fang-Xu Jiang

Diabetes Australia grant for promising researcher

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

A researcher whose aim is to encourage certain stem cells to become insulin-secreting cells - and cure diabetes - has won a Diabetes Australia grant.

Monitoring effects of screen-media on children's health

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A new study will examine the impact of cumulative use of screen-based technologies such as the Internet, online video gaming, social media and social network sites on the mental health of children.

Mohd Norawzwan Ghazali and James Smart

Hungry world to benefit from biggest wheat grower's legacy

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Helping to feed a hungry planet is the aim of two agricultural science students from The University of Western Australia - and their work has earned each of them a Sir Eric Smart Scholarship.  The late Sir Eric Smart was once the world's largest individual wheat grower.

UWA people make finals of Australian of Year for WA

Monday, 19 November 2012

Graduates, staff members and students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised as finalists in this year's Australian of the Year Awards for WA, which will be announced on Saturday 24 November.

Prof Alan Robson (left), Prof Dr Boediono and UWA Chancellor Dr Michael Chaney

New Indonesian scholarships prepare for Asian century

Monday, 19 November 2012

Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.

UWA researchers bloom in young tall poppy awards

Friday, 16 November 2012

Three leading researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliates, the Lions Eye Institute and WA Institute for Medical Research, are among the winners of this year's WA Young Tall Poppy Awards.