Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $6 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from diabetes to stillbirth, heart health, eye disease and the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ+ young people.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with an Australian molecular diagnostics company to develop a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of delivering a preterm baby.
New and returning adjuncts are invited to submit an application form and required documentation online.
These guidelines, application and processes were developed in consultation with Faculty and university stakeholders. They are intended to help applicants and staff involved in the assessment process, and ensure consistent and fair governance.
Later this year the Faculty will launch its first edition of a newly redesigned magazine. The publication will illustrate the strength of our current research and achievements across the Faculty and in doing so will keep alumni informed of the goings on in their alma mater, and importantly, will also help to cultivate important relationships with external stakeholders: industry, government, affiliated institutes and centres, the media and community.
In recognition and appreciation of Henry Schein Halas, Mr Mike Covey, Vice President & Managing Director, Mrs Gayle Jones, WA Branch Manager, and Ms Teresa Swarbrick, Sales Specialist Corporate & Government were invited to visit the UWA Dental School on 19th October 2017 to view the new Oral Radiology Suite and particularly to see the new Planmeca ProMax 3D Max ProFace Cone Beam Computed Tomography unit which was generously supported by Henry Schein Halas. During the visit, a tour was undertaken of the new clinical laboratories and the new CAD CAM facilities.
The UWA Dental School's Family Fun Day was held on 25 February 2017 at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA) to welcome alumni back to the School and showcase the cutting-edge facilities available to students and ultimately for the care of our patients. The day was full of fun and activity, with many visitors who explored the Centre surprised and excited to see how it has changed.
Tours were conducted by volunteer students who led visitors through many areas, including the following:
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.
To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of any great awards or achievements across the University please email email@example.com
The University of Western Australia has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with nine subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
UWA’s Professor David Mackey is one of the Chief Investigators on the recently awarded 2017 ‘Top Ranked Program Grant’, presented to the highest ranked NHMRC Program Grant in the country and the largest ever grant for glaucoma research.
An initiative to grow Western Australia’s life sciences and innovation sector and boost local research capability was announced today as part of a collaboration between the State Government, The University of Western Australia and MTPConnect.
One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
UWA hosted the Australian Society for Medical Research’s annual WA Symposium on Wednesday 6 June. The day attracted 200 delegates from around Perth and involved high quality presentations from researchers at all stages of their careers, from undergraduate, honours and PhD students, through to post-doctoral, research assistants and clinicians.