Business School Gains International Accreditation

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The University of Western Australia's Business School has become the only business school in the State to hold the prestigious European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) international business accreditation. 

Cosmology Gallery opens with big bang

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

WA Premier Alan Carpenter will officially open a new Cosmology Gallery at the Gravity Discovery Centre (GDC) this Wednesday July 16. 

The Zadko telescope puts WA in the space quest

Thursday, 10 July 2008

After four years in the making and a lengthy trip from America, the Zadko Telescope has finally moved into its permanent observatory dome co-located with the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin.

Male tuatara are desperate, and may soon be dateless

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

A new study has predicted that temperature increases due to climate change will cause the tuatara, an endangered reptile, to produce only male offspring by 2085, guaranteeing its extinction. 

Research could help astronomers find new planets

Monday, 30 June 2008

About 200 scientists with stars in their eyes will convene at The University of Western Australia from 6-10 July for the annual scientific meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia.  

Salinity: latest buzzword on Ross River virus

Thursday, 26 June 2008

Spreading dryland salinity significantly affects WA's agriculture and the environment and may also impact on human health, due to a mosquito responsible for transmitting Ross River Virus (RRV). 

Families can battle the bulge together, says UWA researcher

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

After five years, a longitudinal study into childhood obesity involving more than 400 families and led by chief investigator Dr Susan Byrne at The University of Western Australia's School of Psychology and the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research is showing an important trend - and raising a difficult question.

UWA Institute of Agriculture showcases postgrads

Monday, 16 June 2008

Frontiers in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management were the themes for eight presentations by postgraduate research students from the four schools within the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (FNAS), The University of Western Australia (UWA).

Yesterday, at the opening of the 2008 UWA Institute of Agriculture Postgraduate Showcase, Professor Don Markwell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Education, said UWA was deeply committed to fostering research and the event highlighted recent developments and brought together staff, students, industry and potential employers.

UWA Institute of Agriculture showcases post-grads

Thursday, 12 June 2008

Frontiers in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management were the themes for eight presentations by postgraduate research students from the four schools within the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (FNAS), The University of Western Australia (UWA). 

Micro drug factories and other UWA research awarded

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Re-engineering bacteria into microscopic drug factories and examining factors related to cancer in children are just two of The University of Western Australia's projects to attract State Government funding.