UWA's first medical graduates celebrate 50th anniversary

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

The first students to complete their degree in medicine at The University of Western Australia's new Medical School, rather than having to study interstate or overseas, are celebrating 50 years since they became doctors.

Currie Hall Chair Alan Brien and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson

Traditional 'topping out' marks major milestone for new University Hall

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A ‘topping out' ceremony has marked the start of the final phase of construction of University Hall, The University of Western Australia's new student accommodation development.

Winthrop Professor Carlos M. Duarte

Major award for global change scientist

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The ability of a world-renowned oceans scientist to inform the media and the wider community about his work has won a prestigious international award.

UWA wins big share of national research funding

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The University of Western Australia strengthened its reputation as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $21.7 million in Federal Government major grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.

Dr Leslie Ernest Le Souef

Sale of family home to benefit UWA students

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A riverside Peppermint Grove property will be auctioned on Saturday as part of a generous bequest to The University of Western Australia.

Golden snub-nosed monkeys

Scientist investigates human links to endangered Chinese monkeys

Monday, 5 November 2012

A Swiss primatologist who arrived at The University of Western Australia in April to work in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology probably won't mind too much if his students start ‘monkeying around' occasionally in class.

Scientists' role in swaying public opinion studied

Monday, 5 November 2012

Whatever their political persuasion, people are more likely to believe that global warming is caused by humans if they find out that most climate change scientists believe this is the case.

Professor of Emergency Medicine Daniel Fatovich

Healthdirect study highlights lack of after-hours care

Monday, 5 November 2012

A study examining the appropriateness of referrals to the Royal Perth Hospital emergency department by the national telephone triage service healthdirect has spotlighted the lack of access to after-hours health care.

Professor Robyn Owens

UWA leaders honoured by election to technology academy

Friday, 2 November 2012

Two senior officers of The University of Western Australia are among 37 Australian researchers, technological scientists, engineering, innovation and business leaders elected this week as new Fellows of the prestigious Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

Deputy Dean Professor Izan H. Y. Izan and Ernst & Young partner Michael Rundus

Business students profit from renewed Ernst & Young investment

Thursday, 1 November 2012

A renewed sponsorship agreement between global accountants Ernst & Young and The University of Western Australia's Business School will give UWA students more opportunities to meet senior company executives, access exclusive graduate recruitment opportunities and learn from senior Ernst & Young practitioners through guest lectures and case studies.