Declining global biodiversity, which threatens plant genetic diversity and therefore the raw materials humans rely on for food, fibre, fuel, medicine and industrial products, has led to a far ranging collaborative research project between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the Sultanate of Oman.
Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards - the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books.
Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research, Jorg Imberger, has been elected a Fellow to Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering.
Western Australia is well-placed to play a vital role in the
future of Australia's
relationship with the United
States and other countries in the region, according
to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western
Professor Robson was speaking following a visit to UWA tonight by Dr
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America to attend
a dinner hosted by WA Premier Alan Carpenter in conjunction with the Federal
Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith - both UWA graduates.
To date, 2008 has been a year of highlights for the UWA Business School with many achievements contributing towards our goal of being internationally focused on attracting the best students, attracting and retaining the best staff and building strong links with the business community.
Our Executive Education activity continues to grow. So far this year, the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance has been successful in winning and delivering the first of a series of new Management Development Programs in Singapore, for the parent company of our partner PSB Academy.
Five Business School students led by Dr Fang Liu have won the Global Google Online Marketing Challenge. The team beat 1,650 other teams from around the world to win Google's first University Online Marketing Challenge.