University News

University News

ANFF CEO, Professor Alistar Robertson and Professor Lorenzo Faraone

Micro technology for macro good

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

A new facility at The University of Western Australia will enable the development of unique technologies that will revolutionise daily life in fields as varied as health, agriculture, mining, automotive industries, communications, data storage and defence.

UWA celebrates arts and culture with Indonesia

Monday, 28 February 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Indonesian Seni Institute Denpasar (ISI) have marked more than three years of research collaboration and cultural exchanges.

Shaun Tan's short film wins Oscar

Monday, 28 February 2011

Artist, author and film-maker Shaun Tan has become the first graduate of The University of Western Australia to win an Oscar, Hollywood's highest accolade.

Kerry Spencer, Sally Forbes and Karen Ireland research NRM at Oyster Harbour

New insights into NRM

Friday, 25 February 2011

While most university students are returning to their studies after the long summer break, two third-year students from the UWA Albany Centre are finishing an arts practicum at South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM).

Judging UWA Publishing by its covers

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Judging the design of books is the work of the Australian Publishing Association's Book Design Awards - and an in-house designer at UWA Publishing is gaining national acclaim as a one of the best in the business.

Philanthropist offers prize for genome research paper

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Western Australian researchers have been offered an incentive to use state-of-the-art gene sequencing equipment - a $20,000 prize for publication of the first research paper, using the equipment, in an influential scientific journal.

Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger

Workshop delves into minds of mathematical elite

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Some of the world's top mathematicians will attend a two-day mathematics workshop at The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 1 March and Wednesday 2 March.

Scholarships to boost rebuilding of Pakistan

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

The University of Western Australia hopes two new PhD scholarships in agriculture will help in the long-term rebuilding of Pakistan following last year's devastating floods.

UWA researcher aids marine conservation in Seychelles

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Marine conservation efforts in the Seychelles have been boosted by a marine biodiversity study involving The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute.

New look at Caesar's mistress wins international acclaim

Friday, 18 February 2011

A unique interpretation of the role played by Julius Caesar's mistress, Servilia, in his assassination has won international acclaim for a PhD student at The University of Western Australia.