Mohd Norawzwan Ghazali and James Smart

Hungry world to benefit from biggest wheat grower's legacy

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Helping to feed a hungry planet is the aim of two agricultural science students from The University of Western Australia - and their work has earned each of them a Sir Eric Smart Scholarship.  The late Sir Eric Smart was once the world's largest individual wheat grower.

How do mood or memory issues affect multi-tasking?

Monday, 19 November 2012

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are seeking healthy volunteers over the age of 60 for a study into how mood or memory problems affect ability to do two things at once.

UWA people make finals of Australian of Year for WA

Monday, 19 November 2012

Graduates, staff members and students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised as finalists in this year's Australian of the Year Awards for WA, which will be announced on Saturday 24 November.

Prof Alan Robson (left), Prof Dr Boediono and UWA Chancellor Dr Michael Chaney

New Indonesian scholarships prepare for Asian century

Monday, 19 November 2012

Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.

Greenland hot property for Australian miners

Friday, 16 November 2012

Global warming in Greenland is shaping up to be a golden goose for the international mining industry.

UWA researchers bloom in young tall poppy awards

Friday, 16 November 2012

Three leading researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliates, the Lions Eye Institute and WA Institute for Medical Research, are among the winners of this year's WA Young Tall Poppy Awards.

The Moog Simodont Dental Trainer uses haptics technology

UWA launches virtual dentistry

Friday, 16 November 2012

The University of Western Australia's School of Dentistry is the first in Australia to introduce cutting-edge technology into dental training with a machine that creates a realistic sense of touch in a virtual environment to simulate dental procedures.

Professor Daniel Murphy to field site

New polar research provides vital information for planet

Thursday, 15 November 2012

The ways in which climate change affects polar regions are being researched by a soil scientist from The University of Western Australia.

Surprise finding will help treat genetic disorder

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

A completely unexpected X chromosome-linked disorder has been identified in a big international study published this week in Nature Genetics.

Perth USAsia Centre launched

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton tonight took part in the launch of the Perth USAsia Centre, a new West Australian-based institution aimed at strengthening ties between the United States, Australia and the Asian region.