New courses, new Vice-Chancellor, new students

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Some of the State's brightest students are having an early glimpse of life and study at The University of Western Australia this week.

Neurons change shape after gene therapy

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Gene therapy not only helps injured brain cells to live longer and regenerate, but also changes the shape of the cells, according to researchers The University of Western Australia.

Gearing up for data deluge from world's biggest radio telescope

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

The amount of computer data generated by the entire world in a whole year will need to be stored in a single day for the world's most powerful telescope - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is gearing up to meet that unprecedented need.

New Geraldton students Sophie Moustaka and George Giudice-Nairn

From Broome to Buntine - rural school leavers offered chance to become doctors

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

A Broome Senior High School student will be the first from her school given the chance to study medicine at The University of Western Australia through the Rural Pathway program, which started 12 years ago.

Study aims to minimise impact on Fortescue Marsh

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

The potential impact of climate change and altered hydrology due to mining activities on a major Pilbara wetland is being studied by a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Beam centrifuge at UWA Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

Korean oil and gas specialists meet UWA experts

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Sophisticated equipment and high-level expertise at The University of Western Australia are helping to build strong ties with our Korean neighbours who recently visited UWA to build on their knowledge of developments in the oil and gas industry.

$7million to help conserve Ningaloo, Pilbara reefs

Monday, 13 February 2012

Scientists at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and CSIRO will receive $7.19 million in industry and WA Government funds to help conserve the globally-significant Ningaloo and Pilbara reef ecosystems.

The Honourable Michael Kirby

Michael Kirby to lecture on statutory interpretation

Friday, 10 February 2012

Former High Court Judge, the Honourable Michael Kirby, will present a guest lecture at The University of Western Australia later this month on "Statutory Interpretation: What on Earth Does it Mean?"

Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Outstanding UWA medical research makes top 10

Friday, 10 February 2012

Outstanding medical research at The University of Western Australia has again been recognised nationally with the naming of one of its staff among Australia's top 10 health researchers for 2011.

Associate Professor Alan Lourens

Musical prelude to enrich bright young minds

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Some of the state's top achievers will now be able to study music as a prelude to professional studies such as law, medicine and architecture under a revamped course structure at The University of Western Australia.