Olympic training at UWA

Friday, 11 July 2008

The athletes are ready to go to Beijing - but are the spectators?  Thanks to a new course offered by The University of Western Australia's Confucius Institute, people planning to visit China, either for the Olympics or on business and holiday trips, can be better prepared. 

The Zadko telescope puts WA in the space quest

Thursday, 10 July 2008

After four years in the making and a lengthy trip from America, the Zadko Telescope has finally moved into its permanent observatory dome co-located with the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin.

UWA attracts talented Indian students

Friday, 20 June 2008

The University of Western Australia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for Indian students particularly those undertaking postgraduate study, the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson said today. 

Professor Barry Marshall's big risk pays off - again

Monday, 26 May 2008

West Australian Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall has been elected into the prestigious US National Academy of Sciences, an institution that was signed into being by US President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 at the height of the Civil War.

UWA Motorsport team - World Champions

Monday, 19 May 2008

The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team has been crowned the 2008 World Champions for Formula SAE, having won the international competition for a student designed race car.

West welcomes Iranian input to barley breeding

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Quantifying how well cereals, such as barley and wheat, can tolerate drought can be a measure of their true value to dryland agricultural systems, such as those in Western Australia and Iran.

West welcomes Iranian input to barley breeding

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Quantifying how well cereals, such as barley and wheat, can tolerate drought can be a measure of their true value to dryland agricultural systems, such as those in Western Australia and Iran.

Although hemispheres apart, there are similarities and some of these were recently assessed by Iranian PhD scholar Shahab Maddah-Hosseini while in WA on a six month ATSE Crawford Fund training award from August 2007 to January 2008.

UWA and Oxford collaborate on obesity and other ills

Monday, 31 March 2008

Complex global problems such as obesity, the wellbeing of migrants, the health benefits of romantic relationships, and mining community health will be the bread and butter of a new centre at The University of Western Australia.

Project on international show

Friday, 28 March 2008

Australian artists from The University of Western Australia are exhibiting in a seminal show at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York which explores the relationship between science and design in the contemporary world.

World's radio astronomy brains gather at UWA

Friday, 28 March 2008

With WA and Southern Africa bidding to be the sites for the world's largest radio telescope, the $2 billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a five-day conference beginning on Monday (March 31) at The University of Western Australia will feature work by Australian and international astronomers on SKA-related science and technology.