Professor Jonathan Carapetis and Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Vice-Chancellor welcomes appointment of new Director, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, today welcomed the appointment of leading paediatrician and infectious diseases specialist Professor Jonathan Carapetis as Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Winthrop Professor Bill Louden and Greater Geraldton Mayor Ian Carpenter

Regional cities to benefit from research partnership

Monday, 5 December 2011

The needs of regional cities will be better served under a new agreement to be signed this week between The University of Western Australia and the WA Regional Cities Alliance.

UWA Sustainable Development research presented at national transport forum

Monday, 5 December 2011

Findings from the UWA Sustainable Development Student Research Program were presented to delegates from around the nation at the 2011 Australasian Transport Research Forum.

Dr Nicholas Watts, OI Director W/Prof Carlos Duarte and W/Prof Gary Kendrick

Bid to introduce a Commonwealth fisheries policy

Monday, 5 December 2011

The UWA Oceans Institute has been invited to add its support a proposal to introduce a fisheries policy for Commonwealth countries.

Bushfire prediction technology put to the test

Monday, 5 December 2011

New bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia is being tested this summer with live trials using a fire authority helicopter.

New multi-million-dollar gas research deal

Monday, 5 December 2011

A new multi-million-dollar investment by Chevron Australia to significantly boost gas processing research at The University of Western Australia will be announced on Friday December 9.

Normal cells transformed by activated Cbl

Researchers find clue to cancer cell survival

Monday, 5 December 2011

Protein and cell biology research at The University of Western Australia has contributed to a ground-breaking international study that demonstrates a way to alter the survival of cancer cells.

Project team members at wheat plot with UWA Vice Chancellor  Prof Alan Robson

Growing wheat that looks ahead

Friday, 2 December 2011

With one fifth of the world's food dependent on the 200 million hectares of wheat (T. aestivum) which grows worldwide, any yield declines, due to climatic factors, could be disastrous.

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants for the two year period 2012-2013, with a funding allocation of $920,340 to:

Conference tackles rise of liver diseases

Monday, 28 November 2011

The incidence of liver diseases, which has doubled in Australia in the last 10 years, is the focus of an international conference at The University of Western Australia.