Joint recipient of the 2011 Mike Carroll Travelling Fellowship, Chelsea Fancote

UWA PhD student 'sheepish' about saltbush

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Feeding saltbush, a native shrub used to revegetate areas of dryland salinity, to sheep can provide a good dietary source of Vitamin E, which can then help reduce the unsightly browning of meat that can occur if animals are deficient in Vitamin E.

Professor Carlos M. Duarte (left) & ICES Awards Committee Chairman Edward Houde

UWA oceans expert wins top international award

Tuesday, 20 September 2011

A leading world marine research body has awarded its highest honour to the head of the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia.

450 WA participants help global study find new links to schizophrenia risk

Monday, 19 September 2011

A global collaboration that included 450 West Australian participants and researchers from The University of Western Australia in the world's biggest schizophrenia study has found new DNA links to bipolar disorder.

World experts to talk plant war and peace in Perth

Monday, 19 September 2011

Plants under attack, retaliating with chemicals and recruiting personal bodyguards will be among research topics discussed next week (25-30 September) at an international conference of world leaders in plant and soil biology hosted by The University of Western Australia at the Burswood Convention Centre.

Sue Field at the 2011 Nursing a Midwifery Excellence Awards

Former UWA student awarded emerging leader in healthcare

Monday, 19 September 2011

A health professional education post graduate student from The University of Western Australia has been acknowledged at the 2011 Nursing a Midwifery Excellence Awards for her dedication to improving transfusion services.

Epidemiology in the spotlight

Friday, 16 September 2011

Scientific breakthroughs in the study of obesity, cancer and cardiovascular disease will be the focus of a major conference to be held in Perth next week.

Centre for Social Impact update: September 2011

Thursday, 15 September 2011

UWA Business School
The Centre for Social Impact (UWA) continues to be a hive of activity, with preparations well underway for an upcoming conference on Indigenous business.

Professor Ray Fells

Mining companies – competitive, cooperative or just constructive?

Thursday, 15 September 2011

UWA Business School
A new case study featuring negotiations between two mining companies in Western Australia has shown that in the realities of business, negotiators should aim to be constructive rather than cooperative.

Professor Ray Fells, from The University of Western Australia Business School, has completed an analysis of negotiations between Karara Mining Ltd (KML) and Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Ltd (SMC), which took place in 2009.

Dr Anna Kemp

Study finds Australians pay more for medicine

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Australians are paying more out of their own pockets for medicines than people in many other countries, according to a new study.

Chinese PhD candidate at The University of Western Australia, Xixi Li, this mont

A touch of the tar bush

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Chinese PhD candidate at The University of Western Australia (UWA), Xixi Li, is taking a tar bush to the touchy subject of reducing controversial agricultural green house gas emissions.