Asics’ Arata Ikeda presenting UWA’s Louise Naylor with her award

Louise’s paper on exercise and cardiovascular health is a winner

Thursday, 17 February 2011

University of Western Australia researcher Louise Naylor (School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health) has won a Sports Medicine Australia award for her research on the direct effect of exercise on vascular health.

The new purpose built child-size treadmill

Fundraiser benefits Unigym kids

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Winthrop Professor Tony O’Donnell, Dean of the Faculties of Science, would like to thank everyone who supported the Science Futures Foundation during the 2010 Annual Fund.

Perth to Host Liveable Cities Conference

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

UWA Business School
This September, the city of Perth will host the New Urbanism and Smart Transport 2011 International Conference - Towards Liveable Cities & Better Communities, which aims to find new ways to improve transport systems and planning in urban areas.

Jade-green sap of Sebertia acuminata

Tough plants provide hidden resource for revegetation

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Plants that have evolved biological mechanisms to resist, tolerate or even thrive in toxic metallic environments have enormous potential for use in Australian revegetation science, according to a leading soil scientist at The University of Western Australia.

Pilbara snail points out hotspots

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

A genus of land snail so exquisitely adapted that it can survive in one of the world's harshest environments could help the mining industry identify and manage key conservation areas in the Pilbara.

Study suggests review of stroke, heart attack risks

Monday, 14 February 2011

A new diagnostic tool may help better predict the risk of stroke and heart attack in men over 70 years of age.

Matariki Network of Universities meets at UWA

Monday, 14 February 2011

Seven leading research universities from around the world have met at The University of Western Australia to collaborate on research and teaching that will benefit the community.

Sir John Winthrop Hackett

UWA - 100 years since the hand signed the paper

Monday, 14 February 2011

The University of Western Australia this week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which established the first free university in the British Empire.

Google Earth opens window to ancient landscape

Friday, 11 February 2011

A researcher at The University of Western Australia has used Google Earth imagery to identify almost 2,000 archaeological remains in Saudi Arabia that may lead to better understanding of the pre-Islamic human landscape.

Winthrop Professor Susan Prescott

The nation's best medical research

Thursday, 10 February 2011

The work of two of The University of Western Australia's medical researchers has been showcased among Australia's best research projects in a new publication launched by the Federal Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler.