Protein research

$2 million boost for cancer research

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Research across Australia into how cancers begin and spread will be supported through a $2 million grant provided by the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) to the Australian Synchrotron.

Innovation

UWA welcomes Prime Minister's innovation statement

Monday, 7 December 2015

The University of Western Australian congratulates the Prime Minister on today’s announcement of the National Innovation and Science Agenda and is committed to working with the Federal Government to turn the plan into reality.

Professor Paul Johnson

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor on the Muslim prayer room incident

Monday, 7 December 2015

I, like I am sure each of you, was disturbed to learn of news over the weekend that a pig’s head was found in the bathroom of University’s Muslim Prayer Room. One of our PhD students made the discovery as he was preparing for his regular prayers on Sunday.

Andrew and Nicola Forrest with Marisa Duong

2016 Forrest Research Scholars Announced

Monday, 7 December 2015

A karate-loving biochemistry honours student from The University of Western Australia who hopes to work towards a cure for the devastating progressive disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy is one of three recipients of the 2016 Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships.

Ilona Quahe

Law/Economics graduate wins 2016 Rhodes Scholar-at-Large

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

A Law/Economics graduate from The University of Western Australia has won one of three prestigious Australia-at-Large Rhodes Scholarships for 2016.

Afira Zulkifli and Madison Roberts

Students awarded scholarships for environmental achievements

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

A scholarship that commemorates the achievements of Paul Turner in the contaminated lands consultancy community has been awarded to two science students from The University of Western Australia.

UWA's microscope-in-a-needle wins prestigious national award

Friday, 27 November 2015

A team of biomedical engineers and doctors, led by Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson, from The University of Western Australia has won The Australian newspaper’s Innovation Challenge for developing the world’s smallest handheld microscope.

UWA's Summer Music Academy seeking talented young musicians

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Talented young music students are invited to apply for The University of Western Australia's Summer Music Academy from December 7 to 11.

UWA to host international energy economics conference

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Some of the world’s leading energy economics experts will attend an international conference to address Asia’s future energy needs at The University of Western Australia in February next year.

Professor Mark Randolph

Mark Randolph awarded Swiss honorary doctorate

Monday, 23 November 2015

Internationally recognised geotechnical engineer Professor Mark Randolph has received another accolade for his expertise in offshore geotechnics.