Science Matters is the Faculty of Science's Newsroom

We hope that through this medium alumni, staff, students and supporters will be able to keep in touch with what is happening in the Faculty Science at UWA.

These are exciting times for the Faculty of Science and we hope you will be able to share in this excitement and that you will be able to follow where we go over the next few years.

Professor Tony O'Donnell, Dean

Psychology reunion

Monday, 29 October 2007

2006 will be a significant year for UWA's School of Psychology.  It marks the 75th anniversary of the first intake of students to the newly established Department of Psychology and also the 50th year

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Science Matters - Faculty of Science newsroom

Science Matters is the Faculty of Science's Newsroom

We hope that through this medium alumni, staff, students and supporters will be able to keep in touch with what is happening in the Faculty Science at UWA.

These are exciting times for the Faculty of Science and we hope you will be able to share in this excitement and that you will be able to follow where we go over the next few years.

SPICE programme

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Spicing-up science was the flavour of the day for science teachers, who visited The University of Western Australia on Monday 16 October, 2006.

Career Mentor Link

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Mentoring: Connect, Share, Encourage

“There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else.” (George Matthew Adams)
Take a moment to recall someone whose words of wisdom, inspiration or support have made all the difference to your career.

Science student exchange

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

Ever thought of studying science in another country? Well, you can!

Mr Nick Badcock talks to Mr Ross Day at the reunion

75 years of Psychology at UWA

Wednesday, 15 August 2007

The year 2006 was a significant one for the School of Psychology at UWA. It marked the 75th anniversary of the first intake of students to he newly established Department of Psychology, and also the 50th year since the commencement of the Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree.

New doctors will help growers

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

Juggling work commitments and study has paid off for three University of Western Australia (UWA) post-graduate students who recently completed their theses with the Western Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI).

David Minkey, Catherine Borger and David Ferris were granted study leave from the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) to complete their PhDs with WAHRI.

Based at the UWA School of Plant Biology, they will soon be awarded doctorates for their research.

UWA students win top science scholarships

Friday, 27 July 2007

Two science students from The University of Western Australia have won prestigious Wentworth Group Scholarships.

The scholarships were awarded for the first time this year by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, an independent group of eminent Australian scientists concerned with advancing solutions to secure the long-term health of Australia’s land, water and biodiversity.

UWA winners Sarah Arnold, 21, of Darlington, and Tas Thamo, 22, of West Perth, will use their scholarship win for direct mentoring with Wentworth Group scientists.

New approach to fertilizer management

Thursday, 19 July 2007

A new approach to fertiliser management that investigates how different wheat and canola genotypes respond to fertilisers will help graingrowers develop better nutrient management practices and reduce the financial and environmental costs of wasted fertiliser.