Professor David Denemark

Seminar explores voter response to Julia Gillard

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Julia Gillard created history by becoming Australia's first female Prime Minister last year and a seminar to be held at The University of Western Australia this Friday will explore voter attitudes towards Ms Gillard.

UWA Open Day showcases new courses

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

What we hope to find in the universe with the new generation of telescopes about to be built and one man's quest to tackle Mount Everest are the guest speaker topics at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 14.

 Dr Eric Moses

Leading genetic scientist to head UWA Centre

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Internationally recognised authority in genetic epidemiology Dr Eric Moses has been appointed Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Genetic Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Western Australia.

Photo courtesy Professor Wies Nowinski, ASTAR, Singapore

Brain biomechanics book outlines new lifesaving techniques

Monday, 1 August 2011

The first comprehensive reference book about the biomechanics of the brain has been edited by The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Karol Miller, head of the University's Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory - the world's most cited laboratory working in the field.

Mr Tony Blair and Professor Alan Robson

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair visits UWA

Monday, 1 August 2011

The Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair, visited The University of Western Australia today to discuss issues of faith and globalisation.

Winthrop Professor John Newnham

Western women more likely to have preterm babies

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Women in Western Australia are almost three times more likely to give birth to preterm babies compared to women in China, according to a new joint study by researchers in WA and China.

A new way to measure the expansion of the universe

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

A PhD student from The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Perth has produced one of the most accurate measurements ever made of how fast the Universe is expanding.

Indigenous kids take first step to top careers

Monday, 25 July 2011

More than 40 Indigenous secondary students in Years 9, 10 and 11 from all around the State visited The University of Western Australia for an Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp.

UWA and AMCOM sign $9 million partnership

Monday, 25 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's computing power and storage capacity will be boosted through a new partnership with telecommunications and datacentres provider Amcom.

Professor Steve Wilton

Trials move closer to treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Monday, 25 July 2011

Findings from clinical trials for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, using a compound designed in The University of Western Australia and Australian Neuro-muscular Research Institute laboratories of Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher have been published today in the prestigious medical research journal The Lancet.