University News

University News

Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin

UWA academics join new technology council

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

A Nobel Laureate and an internationally recognised neurobiologist have been appointed to the new Western Australian Technology and Industry Advisory Council.

Professor Clarissa Ball

Art historian to lead cross-disciplinary Institute

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Art historian Professor Clarissa Ball has been appointed Director of The University of Western Australia's Institute of Advanced Studies from January 2011.

Research Associate Professor Livia Hool

'Electrical' heart project to save lives

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

While there is a good chance of a patient surviving a heart attack, sufferers may die days, weeks or months later because of damage to the heart muscle.

Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker

Nation's wellbeing dependent on proactive workforce

Monday, 13 December 2010

Australia will miss out on the benefits of global growth if it does not maximise the capability of its workforce, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Expedition sheds light on rare deep-sea species

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Researchers from The University of Western Australia aboard a scientific vessel off South America have taken part in a series of deepwater ocean trawls which is believed to have discovered three new fish species.

UWA Business School campaign wins Fundraising Institute Award

Thursday, 9 December 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School's Tomorrow Starts Here fundraising campaign has been named a state winner in the Fundraising Institute Australia's 2011 National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising.

Healthy sex life not only for the young

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

A new study published in the prestigious medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine has found a link between levels of testosterone and sexual activity in older men.

Sladjana Mijailovic, one of the Dreamcatcher recipients

Dream solutions for people with disabilities

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Nine teams of engineering students from The University of Western Australia have unveiled their "dream" solutions for people living with a disability.

Mr Charles Morgan

Generous donation extends state genome research

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

A philanthropic gift of almost $1million to The University of Western Australia to purchase state-of-the-art genome sequencing and genetic analysis equipment will provide benefits for the whole community, according to Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.

LIGO-Australia Gingin site

Black hole observatory one step closer

Monday, 6 December 2010

Five leading Australian universities have joined together to seek funding for a major international gravitational wave observatory in Australia (LIGO-Australia).