In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.
What a delight to welcome Professor Peter Klinken, WA Chief Scientist, to the Marshall Centre this week. Professor Klinken and Professor Marshall discussed a range of topics that are important to the future of science in Western Australia.
Professor Barry Marshall met with special guests yesterday from the University of Science and Technology of China. Coordinated by Mr. Zhou Zhengkai (Deputy Director, Office of International Cooperation, USTC), Professor Marshall was invited to share his research journey with visiting students from China. The delegation have already invited five Nobel Prize winners to present their work at USTC this year.
It is hoped that the visit will encourage further collaboration between UWA and USTC by promoting joint research and the exchange of staff and students.
Internationally recognised violinist and Artist-in-Residence at The University of Western Australia’s School of Music Shaun Lee-Chen and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra have won a prestigious Helpmann Award.
An art exhibition showcasing the recent and final works of senior contemporary Australian artist Miriam Stannage will open at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Saturday 30 July and run until Saturday 30 September.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.
The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.
Twenty seven Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State will have a different kind of fun this week as they learn about surviving the slums, testing how high water rockets will go, learning about the Noongar 6 seasons, experimenting with liquid nitrogen, making moulds of teeth and challenging their sporting abilities.