Bruce Thom

Eminent Scientist to discuss the future of our coastline

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Bruce Thom AM, known as the founding father of the Australian Coastal Society (Ltd.), will give this year’s prestigious Joseph Gentilli Memorial Lecture as part of UWA’s Research Week. Professor Thom, Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney, will reflect on the future for coastal science in Australia.


Sleep disorders and the shape of your face

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Sleep disorders are estimated to cost the Australian health system $5.1 billion annually. More than half of this cost is associated with sleep apnoea which is associated with snoring and repeated periods of ‘choking’ during sleep.

Boris Baer

Discover UWA's best ideas at Research Week

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Find out how sleep disorders are related to the shape of your face, whether plant biology and advances in genomics could alleviate the growing global food crisis, and what our homes and communities will look like when living to over 100 is the norm.

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 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.

Field Day to showcase UWA’s commitment to agriculture and rural communities

Monday, 31 August 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Farm Ridgefield near Pingelly will open its doors to the wider community at the 2015 Field Day on Friday 11 September.

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.

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Global conversation on gender equality to be held in Perth

Thursday, 20 August 2015

WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin, former Australian Governor General Quentin Bryce, and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson will be among speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality next month.

Philip Lowe

Next generation may not be able to afford home ownership, warns RBA Deputy Governor

Friday, 14 August 2015

Without assistance from family and friends, the next generation may find it difficult to afford home ownership, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Philip Lowe has told an audience at the UWA Business School.

BloomLab launch

BloomLab encouraging WA's young innovators

Friday, 14 August 2015

Western Australia’s next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs now have help to get their ideas off the ground with the official launch of BloomLab, a collaboration between St Catherine’s College at The University of Western Australia and not-for-profit student organisation Bloom.