A clinical professor from The University of Western Australia who, with a team of local health professionals, has pioneered many successful approaches to treating eating disorders, has been named a member of a new National Advisory Group on Body Image set up by the Minister for Youth Kate Ellis this week.
Scientists at UWA were invited to join their colleagues at one of China’s most prestigious universities, the University of Science and Technology of China in a joint symposium to celebrate USTC’s 50th anniversary.
USTC is located in the city of Hefei in Anhui Province and attracts the top science students from all over China.
The symposium was organised by the College of Life Sciences with the theme of ‘Frontiers in the Life Sciences’.
For decades, the School of Physics has been able to pride itself on its outstanding outreach program involving local Perth schools. Last year saw an incredible expansion of this program overseas, with 23 students from Jurong Junior College and 18 students form National University Singapore High School, visiting UWA. The students took part in week-long specialised research outreach programs held in November and December.