Boost to life sciences and innovation research

New hub to boost life sciences and innovation research

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

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.  

Professor Christobel Saunders

Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 11 June 2018

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.

Australian Society for Medical Research WA Scientific Symposium

Monday, 11 June 2018

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.

Science on the Swan Conference

Friday, 8 June 2018

324 local, national and international science and health research leaders converged on the 2018 Science on the Swan Conference in May.

UWA

UWA Public Policy Institute to help shape the future

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society.

Chairman Ronald Woss AM

New foundation at UWA to help save young lives

Friday, 18 May 2018

A new foundation at The University of Western Australia will support research to identify trigger points for youth suicide and measures to help predict when someone is at high risk.

High blood pressure

One in three people have high blood pressure but many do not know it

Thursday, 17 May 2018

A global study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has found more than a third of people have high blood pressure but many are unaware they have it.

Diabetes research

New device could mean end of the jab for people living with diabetes

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are testing the effectiveness of a device in the long-term treatment of the low blood glucose form of diabetes and are in need of community participants for the study.

Main street of Mt Magnet

Rural cancer patients hit with major out-of-expenses

Monday, 7 May 2018

Rural Western Australian cancer patients experience significant out-of-pocket expenses during cancer treatment according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Helen Milroy recognised with Media Award (Written)

Friday, 4 May 2018

Professor Helen Milroy is one of six Commissioners to receive a Media Award (Written) by the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) for her involvement in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Easier access to clinical trials for WA blood cancer patients

Friday, 4 May 2018

A new centre of research excellence for lymphoma will allow a greater number of blood cancer patients in Western Australia to access vital clinical trials for new therapies.

UWA Researcher Awarded CSIRO Breakout Female Scientist

Friday, 4 May 2018

Dr Mary Webberley, from UWA’s School of Biomedical Sciences, has been recognised for her achievements in science and tireless work on the Noisy Guts Project with the CSIRO Breakout Female Scientist Award, presented at the annual ON-Accelerate Program.

The award recognises a female participant on the ON-Accelerate program who demonstrates leadership, tenacity and results. It provides access to SBE Australia’s new E3: Empower, Evolve, Escalate program and most importantly, connections to their impressive alumni network.

UWA’s inaugural Health Campus Open Day a success

Monday, 9 April 2018

The inaugural UWA Health Campus Open Day was held on Sunday 8 April. More than 1000 potential students, staff and alumni explored the teaching and research facilities and learned about the many health courses on offer.

Visiting Raine Professor joins MPN Symposium

Monday, 9 April 2018

On Friday 6 April, the Faculty hosted a Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) Symposium in the Seminar Room of the J. Robin Warren Library. The event was attended by the Raine Visiting Professor – Professor John Crispino (Northwestern University) – along with scientists, haematologists, patients and associated foundations.

Professor Helen Milroy presents findings on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse

Friday, 6 April 2018

On Tuesday 13 March the Faculty was privileged to hear from Winthrop Professor Helen Milroy, for the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, on her experience as a Commissioner for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Professor Milroy shared recommendations from the report, and called for us as educators and health professionals to actively assume responsibility for protecting children from abuse.

Health and Medical Sciences Alumni recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for his charity, Fair Game Australia.

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Congratulations to Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Alumni, John van Bockxmeer for being named the 45th Commonwealth Point of Light recipient for his tireless work in establishing Fair Game Australia, an organisation that delivers fitness activities and recycled sports equipment to benefit underprivileged communities in remote areas of Australia.

Convocation awards now open for PhD students

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Awards - $3000 each to successful applicants

Training for supervisors and managers who are appraising staff

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Training for supervisors and managers who are appraising staff will run between April-June 2018.  I would encourage all managers to attend a session, especially new managers. 

Training for supervisors and managers who are appraising staff

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Training for supervisors and managers who are appraising staff will run between April-June 2018.  I would encourage all managers to attend a session, especially new managers. 

Forrest Hall Short Term Accommodation

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Forrest Hall, located opposite UWA, offers a number of modern, serviced, self-catering apartments, studio rooms and two bedroom apartments with panoramic views of the Swan River, which are now available, but not limited to, visiting scholars and academics for short stay accommodation. Apartments are complimented by exceptional common spaces that include dedicated study and lounge areas.