Colleen Fisher

Prestigious appointment for UWA public health expert

Friday, 28 August 2015

The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA). 


The Australian, Jackson Carr and Hannah Newmann

Schools Set to Mine the Bust for Talent

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Jackson Carr earned an honours degree in geology from the Australian National University before embarking on a career as a hydrogeologist with a Perth engineering firm.

UWA pays tribute to 'Larrikin Angel' Veronica Brady

Friday, 21 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Veronica Brady, former Professor of Literature at UWA, Catholic nun and tireless campaigner for Indigenous rights, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 86.


Adult brain

Aboriginal communities have world's highest dementia incidence

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Research by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has confirmed that the incidence of dementia in remote Aboriginal communities is the highest in the world, with head injuries and age the greatest contributing factors.

Damselfish

New research looks at how coral reef fish 'talk' to each other

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been studying the unique communication methods of young coral reef fish to learn more about how animals “talk” to each other.

Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.

Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.

UWA Travelling Scientist program adding SPICE to the Kimberley

Friday, 14 August 2015

The University of Western Australia has extended its ‘Travelling Scientist’ program to the state’s remote Kimberley region in a bid to support and inspire science teachers and their students.

BloomLab launch

BloomLab encouraging WA's young innovators

Friday, 14 August 2015

Western Australia’s next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs now have help to get their ideas off the ground with the official launch of BloomLab, a collaboration between St Catherine’s College at The University of Western Australia and not-for-profit student organisation Bloom.