UWA Institute of Agriculture helps deliver Ausaid to Iraq

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Drought, war and limited access to technological advances have had a significant negative impact on agriculture development and productivity in Iraq.

To help redress the 50 per cent decline in Iraqi major crop production in the past 20 years, 27 Iraqi agricultural scientists are being trained in advanced integrated plant disease management (IPDM) at the Institute of Agriculture (IOA) at The University of Western Australia (UWA).

UWA helps boost Iraqi agriculture

Thursday, 2 October 2008

The University of Western Australia is playing a key role in helping Iraq improve its crop production and reduce its reliance on food imports.

Alumni Celebrations: Distinguished alumni awards

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Two former Thai Government ministers and a professor of agronomy have been honoured as distinguished UWA graduates at ceremonies in Thailand.

Alumni Celebrations: UWA in UK

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Friends of UWA in the UK and Europe was launched late last year at a cocktail party in London as a first step in developing a strong support base across a number of nations.

Sichuan earthquake scholarship

Tuesday, 30 September 2008

The University of Western Australia is offering a student from Sichuan University a postgraduate scholarship to study with Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall. 

World expert in lung disorders to visit UWA to train local specialists

Monday, 22 September 2008

Globally recognised respiratory physician, Professor Henri Colt, will visit The University of Western Australia's Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC) to share his expertise on international advances in the treatment and diagnosis of chronic lung disease and respiratory disorders. 

UWA pianist to compete in international competition

Friday, 29 August 2008

A 21-year-old UWA music student is the only Australian selected to perform at a major international piano competition to be held in the Czech Republic.

UWA plant centre to help address global food shortages

Friday, 29 August 2008

The University of Western Australia is to establish an International Centre for Plant Breeding Education and Research. 

UWA invited to join global research network

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

The University of Western Australia has been invited to join a global network of research universities, further cementing its reputation as a leading international university.

UWA strengthens links with Chinese and Japanese universities

Friday, 22 August 2008

A trilateral agreement between The University of Western Australia, China's Zhejiang University and Japan's Kobe University will establish for the first time important education and scientific links between the three institutions.