The newly appointed Managing Director of the Lions Eye Institute and The University of Western Australia Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor David Mackey, will deliver this year's Ian Constable Lecture on 15 September.
Prominent West Australian lawyer, Malcolm McCusker QC, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws at The University of Western Australia's Spring 2008 Graduation Ceremonies, which begin tonight.
Last minute polling trends, party strategies and the likely outcomes of W.A.'s State election will be under scrutiny at a public seminar presented at The University of Western Australia on election eve.
A report by a team of The University of Western Australia's researchers warns the rate of mosquito-borne diseases such as Ross River virus will continue to rise unless more careful land clearing practices are adopted.
A forum of leading health professionals, industry leaders and consumer representatives has called for urgent action in preventive health, including the establishment in Western Australia of a dedicated "wellness" unit with a stand-alone budget.
A trilateral agreement between The University of Western Australia, China's Zhejiang University and Japan's Kobe University will establish for the first time important education and scientific links between the three institutions.