Cecily Strange

Congratulations to soon-to-be-Dr Cecily Strange

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Exciting news for Cecily, with the return of glowing examiner reports, and only some very minor revisions requested.  She had three highly regarded examiners including an internationally renown social capital guru, whom she impressed with her  “excellent familiarity with and understanding of the relevant literature”

Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.

Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.

Cheryl Praeger

Leading researchers recognised in Premier's Science Awards

Friday, 21 August 2015

The University of Western Australia’s reputation for producing leaders in science research and teaching was recognised tonight when three staff members were recognised in the 2015 Premier’s Science Awards.

Premier Colin Barnett announced Professor Mark Cassidy, from UWA’s Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) was Scientist of the Year, while Dr Hannah Moore from the Telethon Kids Institute was named Woodside Early Career Scientist of the Year.

One of the world’s leading mathematicians and a former Scientist of the Year, Professor Cheryl Praeger, was also inducted into

Cheryl Praeger

Leading researchers recognised in Premier's Science Awards

Friday, 21 August 2015

The University of Western Australia’s reputation for producing leaders in science research and teaching was recognised tonight when three staff members were recognised in the 2015 Premier’s Science Awards.

Premier Colin Barnett announced Professor Mark Cassidy, from UWA’s Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) was Scientist of the Year, while Dr Hannah Moore from the Telethon Kids Institute was named Woodside Early Career Scientist of the Year.

One of the world’s leading mathematicians and a former Scientist of the Year, Professor Cheryl Praeger, was also inducted into

Adult brain

Aboriginal communities have world's highest dementia incidence

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Research by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has confirmed that the incidence of dementia in remote Aboriginal communities is the highest in the world, with head injuries and age the greatest contributing factors.

Plate Anchor

Dr Shiaohuey Chow receives grant to investigate plate anchor behaviour in sand

Thursday, 20 August 2015

COFS academic Dr Shiaohuey Chow has received a UWA Research Collaboration Award to collaborate with Dr Andrea Diambra of The University of Bristol.

Dr Najafzadeh

UWA student takes out top award

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

PhD student Afrooz Najafzadeh from The University of Western Australia has been awarded Researcher of the Year by the Australiasian Sonographers Association (ASA), for her significant contribution to medical sonography.

Damselfish

New research looks at how coral reef fish 'talk' to each other

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been studying the unique communication methods of young coral reef fish to learn more about how animals “talk” to each other.

Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.