University News

University News

Study finds pharmacists slow to refer patients to GPs

Friday, 4 March 2011

A study to assess the ability of community pharmacists to recognise and medically refer patients with a chronic cough has found that only a third of pharmacists provided appropriate medical referral.

Dr Shalmalee Palekar

Lecturer of the Year embraces Indian cinema

Thursday, 3 March 2011

An academic at The University of Western Australia whose research interests include Indian cinema has been recognised ahead of more than 4000 nominees as the 2010 UniJobs Lecturer of the Year.

Research Associate Professor David Indermaur

Focus on crime and justice at UWA

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Society's responses to crime will be the focus of a talk to be given at The University of Western Australia on Friday 18 March.

Professor Marcus Feldman

$1 million prize for UWA graduate

Thursday, 3 March 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Professor Marcus Feldman, has won a prestigious international prize for his work in the evolutionary sciences.

ANFF CEO, Professor Alistar Robertson and Professor Lorenzo Faraone

Micro technology for macro good

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

A new facility at The University of Western Australia will enable the development of unique technologies that will revolutionise daily life in fields as varied as health, agriculture, mining, automotive industries, communications, data storage and defence.

UWA celebrates arts and culture with Indonesia

Monday, 28 February 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Indonesian Seni Institute Denpasar (ISI) have marked more than three years of research collaboration and cultural exchanges.

Shaun Tan's short film wins Oscar

Monday, 28 February 2011

Artist, author and film-maker Shaun Tan has become the first graduate of The University of Western Australia to win an Oscar, Hollywood's highest accolade.

Kerry Spencer, Sally Forbes and Karen Ireland research NRM at Oyster Harbour

New insights into NRM

Friday, 25 February 2011

While most university students are returning to their studies after the long summer break, two third-year students from the UWA Albany Centre are finishing an arts practicum at South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM).

Judging UWA Publishing by its covers

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Judging the design of books is the work of the Australian Publishing Association's Book Design Awards - and an in-house designer at UWA Publishing is gaining national acclaim as a one of the best in the business.

Philanthropist offers prize for genome research paper

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Western Australian researchers have been offered an incentive to use state-of-the-art gene sequencing equipment - a $20,000 prize for publication of the first research paper, using the equipment, in an influential scientific journal.