Who inspired you to install your solar PV panels?

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Assistant Professor Chunbo Ma from the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UWA becomes one of the five Australian young economists who have won the Australian Research Council's Discovery Early Career Researcher Award in 2012. The research funding (A$372,000) will support Assistant Professor Chunbo Ma for the next three years to conduct his research project - Social learning: the Diffusion of Residential Rooftop Photovoltaic Panels in Australia.

UWA Publishing book shortlisted for NSW Premier’s History Prize

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Mr Big of Bankstown: The Scandalous Fitzpatrick and Browne Affair by Andrew Moore has been shortlisted for the New South Wales Community and Regional History Prize in the 2012 NSW Premier's History Awards.

Professor Peter Veth inspects Barrow Island aerial photo

Barrow Island time-capsule to unlock early Australian history

Monday, 12 November 2012

An international research team led by The University of Western Australia is about to unlock an unprecedented 45,000-year history from the unique archaeological time capsule that is Barrow Island, one of the largest islands lying off Australia's north-west coast.

Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

UWA teams top WA Innovator Awards

Thursday, 8 November 2012

The discovery of a new treatment for the incurable muscle-wasting disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) has won the top prize for a medical research team from The University of Western Australia at the 2012 WA Innovator of the Year Awards announced today.

Innovation, global consumption, and proactive behaviour the focus of new ARC-funded projects

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia's Business School will be embarking on five new projects with the assistance of funding received in the latest round of Australian Research (ARC) Council Discovery Project grants.

Louise Gabrovsek

Personal skills help win national pharmacy student award

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

A student who combines communication skills, empathy and warmth with scientific knowledge has been named National Pharmacy Student of the Year.

Winthrop Professor Carlos M. Duarte

Major award for global change scientist

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The ability of a world-renowned oceans scientist to inform the media and the wider community about his work has won a prestigious international award.

Dr Leslie Ernest Le Souef

Sale of family home to benefit UWA students

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A riverside Peppermint Grove property will be auctioned on Saturday as part of a generous bequest to The University of Western Australia.

Professor Robyn Owens

UWA leaders honoured by election to technology academy

Friday, 2 November 2012

Two senior officers of The University of Western Australia are among 37 Australian researchers, technological scientists, engineering, innovation and business leaders elected this week as new Fellows of the prestigious Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

Winthrop Professor Eric May

Leading LNG researcher wins PM's science prize

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

A leading researcher who is helping make the nation's vast reserves of liquefied natural gas (LNG) an even cleaner fuel is among five winners of the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science announced today in Canberra.