Ananth Dev Tayal

Engineering award to shape green energy research

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Australia's increasing focus on green energy technology has led to a graduate from The University of Western Australia being awarded a prestigious 2012 Menzies Engineering Scholarship. 

Call for engineering to focus on social justice

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

A call for engineering research to be driven by social need rather than military or market forces is the topic of a discussion at The University of Western Australia by visiting Professor Juan Lucena of the Colorado School of Mines in the US.

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants for the two year period 2012-2013, with a funding allocation of $920,340 to:

Conference tackles rise of liver diseases

Monday, 28 November 2011

The incidence of liver diseases, which has doubled in Australia in the last 10 years, is the focus of an international conference at The University of Western Australia.

Research Fellow Winthrop Professor Malcolm McCulloch

Machines to revolutionise WA research

Monday, 28 November 2011

The University of Western Australia has launched a new state-of-the-art geochemical facility that includes two powerful new machines, the first of their kind in WA, which together provide unrivalled capabilities and innovative research opportunities across a wide spectrum of fields for WA scientists.

Kids sought for video games study in school holidays

Friday, 25 November 2011

Movement-based video games may be perceived as an alternative to physical activity - and a study at The University of Western Australia  aims to rate them for their contribution to energy expenditure, movement skills and social interaction.

Baroque Festival Australia a finalist in Limelight Awards

Friday, 25 November 2011

Australia's first and only baroque music festival has been selected as a finalist in this year's ABC Limelight Awards, which will be announced in December.

Currie Hall

Currie Hall celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's residential college Currie Hall has celebrated 50 years since it was named after the University's second Vice-Chancellor, Sir George Currie.

Winthrop Professor Jane Davidson

UWA to host power of music conference

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

The University of Western Australia will next week (30 November to 3 December) host the biggest international music conference to be held in Australia for many years.

Professor Alan Robson

UWA Vice-Chancellor to deliver prestigious lecture

Monday, 21 November 2011

The prestigious Geoffrey Bolton Lecture 2011 will be delivered by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Professor Alan Robson.