1800 students to graduate in spring ceremonies

Friday, 9 September 2011

More than 1800 graduates of The University of Western Australia will receive their degrees, certificates and diplomas at five ceremonies in Winthrop Hall from 13 to 20 September.

Bianca Galipo, David Cook and Paul Wright admire the latest acquisition

World renowned musician to play fine gift

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Robert Hill, world renowned harpsichordist and Professor at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, will share the magic of WA surgeon David Cooke's generous gift to The University of Western Australia at a recital on his brother's beautiful creation, a Keith Hill Harpsichord.

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger

Eureka moment for young researcher

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger, of the WA Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR), has been honoured with an Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for his work on improving the way pharmaceuticals act on the human body.

Marina Mahathir

Rebuilding Harmony: Ten years after 9/11

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

A one-day conference at The University of Western Australia this Sunday will explore the ways in which the tragic events of 9/11 provided the impetus for greater understanding, cooperation and interaction among Muslim people and others.

Increase in asbestos related cancer among DIY home renovators

Monday, 5 September 2011

A ‘third wave' of asbestos-related cancer has emerged among home renovators, according to latest research at The University of Western Australia's School of Population Health.

Professor Geoff Meyer

Projects to further teaching and learning

Friday, 2 September 2011

Projects involving six researchers form The University of Western Australia have been successful in receiving support from the Australian and Learning Teaching Council's final round of funding.

Study finds safer alternative for sulphur preservative

Friday, 2 September 2011

Groundbreaking new research has found that sulphur dioxide can boost a plant's defence system, which could change the way table grapes, wine and dried fruits are preserved.

Professor Alan Robson

Awards for highly talented world citizens

Friday, 2 September 2011

Five alumni of The University of Western Australia who are prominent citizens in their home nation, Malaysia, will be recognised by the University's Vice-Chancellor tomorrow (September 3) at a function in Kuala Lumpur.

Leading UWA graduate describes role in Keating economic reforms

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Stephen Miller, a Managing Director at BlackRock - the world's largest investment manager - described his career in government and economics in a lecture to students at The University of Western Australia organised by the Business School on August 30.

Researchers link bowel cancer to diabetes 2 in men

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia today released the results of a long-running study which has established a significant link between type 2 diabetes and the risk of potentially fatal bowel cancer in men.