Winthrop Professor Helen Milroy

Australia's first Indigenous psychiatrist wins top international awards

Friday, 14 October 2011

Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health at The University of Western Australia, Helen Milroy, has won two international awards in as many months.

Cervical cancer vaccine inventor to talk at UWA

Friday, 14 October 2011

The inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Professor Ian Frazer, will give the 2011 Ian Constable Lecture at The University of Western Australia, on how to live a long and healthy life.

Hayden Walker and Dr Estelle Giraud with DNA sequencer

Life on earth to benefit from super-fast DNA sequencer

Friday, 14 October 2011

Imagine capturing the entire human genome in a single day, for a few thousand dollars.

James Ledger

UWA music man voted best in Australia

Thursday, 13 October 2011

A work by a composition lecturer from The University of Western Australia has been voted the Classical Masterpiece in The Monthly magazine's ‘20 Australian Masterpieces since 2000'.

UWA students win US diplomatic internships

Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Students from The University of Western Australia have gained valuable diplomatic experience through joint internships in the US and at the US Consulate in Perth.

Pink light for cancer research

Monday, 10 October 2011

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall is pink for a week to mark the official launch of the National Breast Cancer Foundation's annual Pink Ribbon Month.

Dr Ken Michael

UWA graduates win top engineering awards

Friday, 7 October 2011

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia - including a former State Governor - have achieved top honours in WA engineering.

New UWA residential college expansion gets underway

Thursday, 6 October 2011

The next step in plans to build new high-quality student residential accommodation at The University of Western Australia is about to get underway.

Traffic emission linked to low birth weight

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Traffic emissions have been linked to reduced fetal growth in a study led by Researchers at The University of Western Australia and its affiliate The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

UWA joins global supercomputing ranks

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Australia moves a step closer to the top ranks of global supercomputing with The University of Western Australia's purchase of the "Fornax" supercomputer, allowing scientists to explore new vistas of high-powered data-intensive research.