Peter Flett, Wendy Erber, Minister Kim Hames, Alan Robson

Cancer patients to gain from Lotterywest funding

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Cancer patients will benefit from a $1.2 million Lotterywest cheque handed to The University of Western Australia today by Deputy Premier and Health Minister Dr Kim Hames.

2012 Christmas hams to be affected by honey slump?

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Honey production in Western Australia is down more than half this year as honeybees are affected by recent drought conditions that have resulted in failure of blossom in a number of plants important for honey production.

New funds target breast cancer and eye disease

Friday, 16 December 2011

The detection of small areas of cancer, and the development of a new laser to treat common sight-threatening diseases are two research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new Federal funding.

Winthrop Professor Harvey Millar

UWA scientist wins Academy Award

Friday, 16 December 2011

One of the world's most cited plant scientists has been awarded a prestigious Australian science award.

Climate change threat to WA's oldest frogs

Friday, 16 December 2011

One of Western Australia's oldest and rarest species of frog has been found to be extremely susceptible to changes in climate, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Smoking fathers link to most common child cancer

Friday, 16 December 2011

New research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (ICHR) has found that children whose fathers smoked around the time of conception may have a 35 per cent higher risk of developing childhood leukaemia.

Awards recognise excellence in business research

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

The 2011 UWA Business School research awards have recognised the outstanding work being conducted by the School's faculty.

Ahern Early Career Researcher Portfolio Awards, Dean's Best Paper Prizes, and Research Development Awards were presented to academics across the Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Organisations, and Marketing disciplines.

Assistant Professor Tracey Atkins

Deregulated shop trading hours will benefit consumers

Monday, 12 December 2011

An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated.  The report is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.

On the lookout … Associate Professor Euan Harvey with a stereo-video rig

A new way to count and measure fish

Monday, 12 December 2011

Associate Professor Euan Harvey and his colleagues have spent literally thousands of hours looking at underwater video of fish recorded in remote locations around Australia and New Zealand.

Professor Alan Robson and Mr Colin Beckett

Chevron and UWA extend partnership in gas processing research

Friday, 9 December 2011

One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.