UWA finalists dominate WA Science Awards

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

The final round of judging for the state's annual WA Science Awards will again be dominated by researchers and projects from The University of Western Australia.

Four of the most highly fished species and sea temperatures along WA coast

60 million years in the making and in need of protection

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

More marine sanctuaries are the best way to protect Western Australia's unique marine biodiversity, according to an international collaboration led by The University of Western Australia.

Professor Alec Cameron

Corporate and academic leader appointed to senior UWA role

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

An internationally-qualified academic who has held leadership positions in both the university and corporate sectors in Australia has been appointed to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) at The University of Western Australia.

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.