University News

University News

Professor Alan Robson and Professor Rafael Rodrigo

UWA and Spain sign up to collaborate on major research projects

Friday, 15 April 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Spanish National Research Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will result in collaboration and PhD positions being offered in four broad areas of research.

Jeffrey L. Bleich and Professor Alan Robson

US Ambassador to talk on Australia-US relationship

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

The United States Ambassador to Australia, Jeffrey L. Bleich, will give a commentary and overview of the Australian-US strategic relationship at a function at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

Professor James Edelman

UWA graduate appointed Supreme Court Justice

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Internationally recognised lawyer and academic Professor James Edelman has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen appointed Foundation Professor in Journalism

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Author, academic and political commentator, Peter van Onselen has been appointed Foundation Professor in Journalism at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Dennis Rumley

UWA academic a key adviser to Indian Ocean Group

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

The University of Western Australia's inaugural Professor of Indian Ocean Studies, Dr Dennis Rumley, has been appointed as Australia's representative on the Indian Ocean Rim Academic Group (IORAG) by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Smaller footprint the aim

Monday, 11 April 2011

Western Australia has recently joined a global network of 85 Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) promoting sustainability, thanks to an initiative by staff at The University of Western Australia.

Senior Chinese official visits UWA's Centre for Energy

Thursday, 7 April 2011

One of China's most senior and influential officials has visited The University of Western Australia's Centre for Energy as part of an Australian visit to promote bilateral relations.

Winthrop Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Leon Flicker

Neuroscientists focus on ageing

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The diseases of ageing including Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease will be the focus of the 2011 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held on 29 April at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Rafael Rodrigo

UWA and Spain to join forces in major research projects

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Spanish National Research Council will next week announce collaboration in major joint research programs.

UWA graduates take out top honours in WA Agricultural Awards

Monday, 4 April 2011

Alana Shedley, a Soil Science honours graduate from The University of Western Australia, has won the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum's top award.