Mothers, breastfeeding infants, families and the community will benefit from the creation of major new research positions in human lactation (breastfeeding) at The University of Western Australia, as a result of a $8.6 million donation provided by The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation....[Read more]
The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.
As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Geoffrey Shellam, UWA Professor of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Co-Director of The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training, who has passed away at the age of 71....[Read more]
Water scorpions, brightly coloured spotted scats and freshwater sawfish are just some of the unique species featured in the most comprehensive book yet about northern Australia's inland aquatic habitats.
Marine life in the areas to the north of Australia and elsewhere along the Equator, as well as the waters off Australia's east coast, have emerged as being at particular risk from temperature changes due to climate change, according to a study published today in the international journal Science.
The University of Western Australia today congratulated final-year law student and reconciliation campaigner Krista McMeeken, who has been named as a State finalist in the Young Australian of the Year Award 2012.
More than a third of The University of Western Australia's Business School Board is now made up of female members, following the appointment of Anne Nolan, Director General of the WA Department of Finance.
A new Masters Degree in International Journalism to be offered next year at The University of Western Australia will aim to produce the best student journalists across all media formats - print, broadcast and digital.
The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.