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Group facilitator, Christina Malatzky (centre) with PhD supervisor Dr Kathryn Tr

Postgraduate Students Network at UWA Albany

Friday, 26 November 2010

Writing a 100,000 word doctoral dissertation can be a lonely experience at the best of times. When you add in ‘the tyranny of distance' the challenges facing PhD and Masters students in the Great Southern, many of whom also have full time jobs and family commitments, become considerable indeed. 

From soil to stars - UWA staffers go further afield

Friday, 26 November 2010

The European Southern Observatory, Queen's University in Ontario and Peking University are the destinations for three outgoing Federal Endeavour Award-winners from The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Martyn French

UWA research delivers hope on World AIDS Day

Friday, 26 November 2010

Researchers have identified pathways that make HIV patients susceptible to opportunistic infections, paving the way for better treatment options.

Tidal wave of benefits from four year ocean study

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Research examining the impact of tides, internal waves and coastal surges and the potential consequences of climate change across hundreds of square kilometres of ocean environment in WA will be summarised at a symposium tomorrow.

New Future Fellow for Organisational Behaviour at UWA

Thursday, 25 November 2010

UWA Business School Professor Sharon Parker has been awarded a Future Fellowship in the Australian Research Council's (ARC) latest round of funding.

The four-year fellowship is worth over $800,000, and will allow Professor Parker to continue her work in the area of proactive work behaviour.

Agreement to protect Kimberley rock-art heritage

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

The University of Western Australia and the philanthropic body Kimberley Foundation Australia have joined forces to protect the unique and spectacular rock-art of the Kimberley region.

Prof Dongke Zhang and President Ji Zhou

President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering visits Centre for Energy

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Professor Ji Zhou, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) attended an informal dinner at W/Prof Dongke Zhang’s home on 14th November 2010 before visiting the UWA Centre for Energy the following day.

Partnership to protect Kimberley rock-art heritage

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

The University of Western Australia and the philanthropic body Kimberley Foundation Australia have joined forces in an effort to protect the unique and spectacular rock-art of the Kimberley region.

Brain-trading with Europe

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Associate Professor Florian Fusseis has returned to UWA after a trip to northern Europe to discuss developments in geothermal power.

FNAS congratulates its two recipients of the NHMRC Fellowship

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

The outcomes of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Fellowship applications were recently announced by the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, the Hon Mark Butler.

Two of the successful applicants are in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences - Professor Sarah Dunlop and Assistant Professor Jenny Rodger for their research on the neurosciences.