UWA's time and resources scientists top awards

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

The strength of science at The University of Western Australia was recognised again today with the announcements of the winners of the Western Australian Science Awards.

UWA research receives lion's share of national funding

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

The world's most precise clock - developed at The University of Western Australia - will be subject to testing in space as a result of Federal funding announced today.

COFS awarded $740,000 from two new grants

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

COFS, in collaboration with Keppel Offshore and Marine Pty Ltd, Singapore, was recently awarded an ARC Linkage Grant in the latest ARC funding round. COFS was also awarded an ARC Discovery Grant.

Shazzad Hossain Promoted

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

COFS congratulates Shazzad Hossain on his recent promotion to Assistant Professor!

Fossils in South West cave reveal megafauna extinction

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

The arrival of humans was probably decisive in the extinction of the megafauna living in WA's South West 40,000 years ago, though climate change and fire may have contributed, according to new research.

Living close to shopping areas may depress older Australian men

Monday, 29 November 2010

Easy access to local shops and stores may provide relaxing retail therapy for many people but it can also contribute to making older Australian men depressed, according to new research funded by the Bupa Health Foundation.

Busselton residents help target lung disease

Monday, 29 November 2010

As part of an international study that looked at the genotyping of more than 32,000 people - 4,350 of them from the Busselton area - researchers at The University of Western Australia hope they may have identified new clues to how abnormal lung function may contribute to respiratory diseases.

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.