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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.