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A Masters in International Journalism student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Modern Languages and International Relations at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 100th Rhodes Scholarship in 101 years.
The global community would be better served by fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, rather than waiting for it to come knocking on our own doors, according to a medical microbiologist at The University of Western Australia.
A young scientist whose work at The University of Western Australia has the potential to improve our understanding of the human brain, transform stem-cell medicine and revolutionise agriculture has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.
While the lead-up to exams can be nerve-wracking, students should make the most of their revision time by planning ahead and focusing on strengths and weaknesses, according to the STUDYSmarter team at The University of Western Australia.
A decade on from the devastating and unprecedented 2004 Tsunami that hit Indian Ocean countries, The University of Western Australia'sProfessor Chari Pattiaratchi will present a public lecture tonight on the advances in tsunami science and lessons learnt.
A lone seagrass champion from Albany has been recognised for his efforts in seagrass restoration and community collaboration at The University of Western Australia Oceans Institute's community event over the weekend.
Where in the world can you listen to discussions about new therapies to treat cancer, use supercomputers to solve challenges in chemistry, learn how plants grow in infertile soils and about new computer techniques to reveal patterns in Shakespeare?
The University of Western Australia has welcomed the announcement by the State Government on local government boundary changes, particularly its determination to create an expanded capital city local government area that includes the State's leading University.
Whether it's the 11-year-old who has to sit by while his schoolmates play soccer, the grandma who can't open a jar, or the 30-year-old who can't get out of bed and has to miss yet another week of work - everyone knows someone affected by arthritis or some equally painful bone and joint condition.
The University of Western Australia's new EZONE engineering zone, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and the 1600-hectare Farm Ridgefield are among the university's research facilities to be showcased at a special event in Shanghai this Friday.
A trial that aims to improve the treatment of severe asthma in children, how microRNAs can be used to treat liver cancer and improving primary care for Aboriginal mothers and babies in the Kimberley are among 29 research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new medical grants.
Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS).
Join The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and the Institute of Advanced Studies in a celebration of our ocean community at the Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle next weekend (Saturday 25 October 2014).