His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited The University of Western Australia today to inspect the progress on the development of advanced aerial mining exploration technology with the potential to discover minerals in new locations.
In response to calls for a shark cull following the recent
fatalities in WA waters, Ryan Kempster, a marine neuroecologist from The UWA Oceans
Institute, has written an article in The
Conversation condemning the plan.
The high standard of research by geology students at The University of Western Australia has won praise from Prime Minister Julia Gillard during a visit to the Crawley campus to launch a new $31 million international mining centre.
The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of an international mining centre to facilitate greater prosperity for developing nations.
Research projects at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have received a total of more than $425,000 in the second round of UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards funding.
The University of Western Australia Business School Assistant Professor Jing Yu, along with researchers from Australia, China and the United States, has received the 2011 TCFA Award for the Best Paper on Chinese Financial Markets from The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA).
Their research paper, titled "The Role of Foreign Investors in Stock Liquidity around the World," analysed data from 27,976 firms across 39 countries between 2003 and 2009.