University News

University News

Behavioural and evolutionary ecologists challenged

Thursday, 17 March 2011

The ways in which humans interpret colour is different from the ways in which animals do, according to an internationally recognised vision expert who will give a seminar at The University of Western Australia to mark global Brain Awareness Week.

Mr Val Lishman

CTEC helps second annual emergency crisis conference for WA country doctors

Thursday, 17 March 2011

More than 130 doctors, surgical trainees, surgical interns, theatre nurses and GPs from across Western Australia will converge on Bunbury this weekend to update their expertise on effectively handling surgical emergencies in isolated locations. 

Winthrop Professor Ian Jacobs

Any attempt at resuscitation is better than none

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Revised national resuscitation guidelines highlight the need to get help as soon as possible, perform compressions before ventilations and give quality cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Study puts Aussie accent on record

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are involved in a landmark joint university study to showcase the diversity of Australian accents across the country.

UWA Fogarty Awards recognise state's top students

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Some of the State's top students have been presented with scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia during a ceremony at Winthrop Hall.

Winthrop Professor Assen Jablensky

Gene research project boosts links to Mongolia

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

A new joint project between Western Australia and Mongolia aims to strengthen ties between the two countries through collaborative genetic research.

Risks in Arab world's most important moment: Lecture

Monday, 14 March 2011

While this is the most important moment in the history of the modern Arab world, there are significant risks arising from the uncertain political directions that Egypt and possibly other Arab countries may take, according to a former Australian Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan.

Professor Carlos Duarte

Malaspina 2010's Carlos Duarte to lead UWA Oceans Institute

Monday, 14 March 2011

The University of Western Australia has appointed renowned oceans researcher Professor Carlos Duarte as Director of the Oceans Institute at UWA.

Nitrogen absorption underpins the Indian Ocean's key climate role, say Circumnavigation scientists

Monday, 14 March 2011

The Indian Ocean has the ability to absorb three times as much atmospheric nitrogen as the Atlantic Ocean does and, as a result, can play a crucial climate role as a huge, offshore carbon sink.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.