Kerrie Unsworth

UWA Researchers Ready to GROW

Thursday, 7 April 2011

UWA Business School
This May, The University of Western Australia will host the second meeting of the Greening Organisations and Work (GROW) Network.

The GROW network brings together researchers and academics from various disciplines to ask: How can we encourage individuals to act in more environmentally sustainable ways not only in the home, but also at work?

Phil Burcham, Ferrer Ong and Peter Henry

Breathing in smoke can lead to flu

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Most of the people admitted to hospital after the Kelmscott fires were suffering not from burns, but from smoke inhalation.

Professor Rafael Rodrigo

UWA and Spain to join forces in major research projects

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Spanish National Research Council will next week announce collaboration in major joint research programs.

Lanzhou and UWA forge ahead on dryland research

Friday, 1 April 2011

The President of Lanzhou University (LZU), Professor Zhou Xuhong, has lead a delegation to The University of Western Australia as the two institutions forge ahead on a world-class land, agriculture and environment project funded by the Chinese Government.

Professor Paul Johnson

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Friday, 1 April 2011

An internationally-recognised academic and university leader has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia from 2012.

Ben Hug

Cancer Council grants support research into prevention and treatment

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Two young PhD students from The University of Western Australia are among the winners in this year's annual Cancer Council Western Australia research grants.

Book focuses on democracy in world of new media

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Democracy has suffered in a modern society obsessed with display, according to a new book to be launched by Winthrop Professor Carmen Lawrence at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

Fat protects older men from dementia: study

Monday, 28 March 2011

New results from a decade-long epidemiological study have shown that overweight older men are less likely to develop dementia.

Ownership of the oceans' secrets

Friday, 25 March 2011

The newly appointed Director of the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia has co-authored a paper in the journal Science which raises concerns about the number of gene patents held by a few countries and proposes a new international system to ensure the fair use of marine genetic resources.

Tough guys don't always finish first

Friday, 25 March 2011

When it comes to wooing the ladies in a crowded room evolutionary biologists at The University of Western Australia have found that tough guys trade their combat capability for speed.