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Pioneering ecological architect celebrated

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The work of an architect who, over a career spanning seven decades, changed the landscape of Perth with his innovative houses, flats, schools and churches will be celebrated at a retrospective exhibition at The University of Western Australia.

Smelly crickets bowl maidens over

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Australian field crickets can produce a special odour to lord it over their rivals in order to attract a mate, according to new research at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC

UWA graduate to become WA Governor

Monday, 21 March 2011

The University of Western Australia is proud that another of its graduates, Dr Malcolm McCusker AO QC, is to be the next Governor of Western Australia.

Dr Andrew Lawrence-King

Grammy makes it a double whammy

Monday, 21 March 2011

A research fellow from The University of Western Australia has won a Grammy - music's answer to the Oscars.

Behavioural and evolutionary ecologists challenged

Thursday, 17 March 2011

The ways in which humans interpret colour is different from the ways in which animals do, according to an internationally recognised vision expert who will give a seminar at The University of Western Australia to mark global Brain Awareness Week.

Mr Val Lishman

CTEC helps second annual emergency crisis conference for WA country doctors

Thursday, 17 March 2011

More than 130 doctors, surgical trainees, surgical interns, theatre nurses and GPs from across Western Australia will converge on Bunbury this weekend to update their expertise on effectively handling surgical emergencies in isolated locations. 

Winthrop Professor Ian Jacobs

Any attempt at resuscitation is better than none

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Revised national resuscitation guidelines highlight the need to get help as soon as possible, perform compressions before ventilations and give quality cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Study puts Aussie accent on record

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are involved in a landmark joint university study to showcase the diversity of Australian accents across the country.

UWA Fogarty Awards recognise state's top students

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Some of the State's top students have been presented with scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia during a ceremony at Winthrop Hall.

Winthrop Professor Assen Jablensky

Gene research project boosts links to Mongolia

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

A new joint project between Western Australia and Mongolia aims to strengthen ties between the two countries through collaborative genetic research.