Gordon Flake and Dr Yudhoyono

Australia can move from 'mining boom' to 'dining boom'

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Australia can move from a ‘mining boom’ to a ‘dining boom’ according to talks yesterday between The University of Western Australia’s Perth USAsia Centre and former Indonesian President His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Acidification in waterways

Agricultural practices unknowingly cause poisoning of lake catchment

Monday, 14 September 2015

Agricultural clearing and drains installed by farmers to lower water tables and manage salinity are inadvertently impacting waterways in one of the largest and most botanically significant regions in Australia, according to new research from The University of Western Australia.

Arctic expedition Lara Gracia-Corral

Arctic study finds CO2 helps plants grow but only at low temperatures

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

A new international study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia has found that carbon dioxide (CO2) has a positive effect on producing organic material at low temperatures in the Arctic Ocean, but that this effect disappears once temperatures increase.

Quentin Bryce

Perth to host global conversation on gender equality

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Former governor general Quentin Bryce, Western Australia’s Chief Justice Wayne Martin and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson are among several prominent Australian and international speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality later this week.

Professor Ann Tarca

UWA Professor appointed Chair of national accounting panel

Monday, 31 August 2015

UWA Business School Accounting Professor Ann Tarca has been appointed to chair the Australian Accounting Standards Board’s (AASB) Academic Advisory Panel.

The new advisory panel will help maximise the positive impact of academic research on the way in which financial reporting occurs in Australia.

Professor Christobel Saunders

Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment

Monday, 31 August 2015

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow.

Colleen Fisher

Prestigious appointment for UWA public health expert

Friday, 28 August 2015

The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA). 

Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.

Emeritus Professor Izan

New national accounting and finance scholarships named in honour of UWA professors

Monday, 24 August 2015

Two revered professors from the UWA Business School have had their achievements recognised by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).