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James McClements

Resourcing Australia’s Future

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

As Western Australia gears up for the next mining boom, one scholarship offered by the UWA Business School is aiming to draw new talent into the industry.

Three minute thesis on the seventh sense of sharks

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Marine neurobiology PhD student Ryan Kempster claimed the runner-up prize in UWA's inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition on July 15.

Dr Roshun Paurobally, Dr Fabrizio Pistani, Mr Bashirul Haq & Asst/Prof Jo Voola

Staff top teaching award nominations for 2010

Monday, 17 January 2011

Fifteen Mechanical and Chemical Engineering School staff were nominated for teaching awards in 2010. They include:

Professor Peter Klinken and Dr Aleksandra Filipovska

Top accolade for young medical researcher

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

The Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has awarded the Marshall Medal, which is the Institute's top accolade for young researchers, to WAIMR group leader, Aleksandra Filipovska.

Associate Professor Wendy Oddy receives her NHMRC Achievement Award

UWA has two of nation's top ten medical researchers

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Two of Australia's top 10 health and medical researchers, recognised yesterday at the National Health and Medical Research Council's Excellence Awards, are from The University of Western Australia.

Noongar History book wins 2010 Human Rights Literature Award

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Staff member John Host and PH.D student Chris Owen have been awarded the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission's 2010 Human Rights, Literature Non-Fiction Award for their new book “It's Still In My Heart, This Is My Country:” The Single Noongar Claim History.

PhD student wins SUT Scholarship

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

COFS congratulates Bassem Youssef who was recently awarded a SUT scholarship.

UWA awarded largest ever research grant to Humanities

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

The French Revolution, the end of World War II, the death of Princess Diana - all events in history characterised by towering emotion.  Are the same emotions felt by people across the globe and across the centuries? How do emotions change over time? To what extent do emotions influence social, political and economic development?

Research Associate Professor Livia Hool

'Electrical' heart project to save lives

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

While there is a good chance of a patient surviving a heart attack, sufferers may die days, weeks or months later because of damage to the heart muscle.

Agricultural and Resource Economics Award for Honours Student

Friday, 10 December 2010

UWA Business School graduate David Halperin has won the 2010 Undergraduate Prize for the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES). The prize is awarded annually by the society and recognises merit in undergraduate performance in agricultural and/or resource economics.