AusAID students with Foreign Minister Bob Carr

Foreign Minister hails global benefit in UWA resources expertise

Friday, 10 August 2012

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr visited The University of Western Australia today to meet international students who have benefited from AusAID tertiary study programs and hold talks with staff from the UWA-affiliated International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC).

SW high school students visit UWA for Science Week

Friday, 10 August 2012

Six female Year 10 students from Australind and Collie Senior High Schools will travel to Perth for four days to participate in science-based activities at The University of Western Australia, starting with Open Day this Sunday, August 12.

Busselton people help type 2 diabetes world research

Friday, 10 August 2012

Busselton residents and researchers from The University of Western Australia have contributed to a worldwide scientific collaboration that has identified new genetic links in the quest to map the biological pathways that cause diabetes.

Sandpiper copyright MPIO Bart Kempenaers

Beauty sleep the last thing on a male sandpiper's mind

Friday, 10 August 2012

Birds that breed successfully in continuous Arctic daylight may challenge the view that decreased performance is a universal outcome of sleep loss.

Carol Schwartz

Carol Schwartz to speak at Business Graduates' Dinner

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Melbourne business leader and philanthropist Carol Schwartz will deliver the keynote presentation at next week's Graduate Management Association Dinner at The University Club of Western Australia.

Richard Holloway

Controversial ex-Bishop to talk religion at UWA

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Richard Holloway resigned controversially as Bishop of Edinburgh in 2000 due to his growing disillusionment with religion. The former head of the Scottish Episcopal Church will talk about his turbulent relationship with religion at The University of Western Australia soon.

Sally Young

Lecture to spotlight power and influence of Australian media

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

The power and influence of Australian media is the topic of a public lecture by a visiting political scientist at The University of Western Australia next week.

Associate Professor Alison Reid

Skilled migrants risk depression in low-paid jobs

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Skilled migrants who can't find jobs that use their education and qualifications are more likely to suffer mental health problems after three and a half years of arriving in Australia, according to a new study led by a researcher from The University of Western Australia.

Mining boom spurs new Archaeology Masters course

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Worldwide growth in the resources industry and greater awareness of archaeological heritage has driven the development of a new masters course in archaeology to be offered from next year at The University of Western Australia.

Huge open-air lab for new water management studies

Tuesday, 7 August 2012

The natural setting of Western Australia's magnificent South-West will provide an extensive open-air lab for post-graduate students to undertake a new water management course at The University of Western Australia's Albany Centre.