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University News

Living close to shopping areas may depress older Australian men

Monday, 29 November 2010

Easy access to local shops and stores may provide relaxing retail therapy for many people but it can also contribute to making older Australian men depressed, according to new research funded by the Bupa Health Foundation.

Busselton residents help target lung disease

Monday, 29 November 2010

As part of an international study that looked at the genotyping of more than 32,000 people - 4,350 of them from the Busselton area - researchers at The University of Western Australia hope they may have identified new clues to how abnormal lung function may contribute to respiratory diseases.

From soil to stars - UWA staffers go further afield

Friday, 26 November 2010

The European Southern Observatory, Queen's University in Ontario and Peking University are the destinations for three outgoing Federal Endeavour Award-winners from The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Martyn French

UWA research delivers hope on World AIDS Day

Friday, 26 November 2010

Researchers have identified pathways that make HIV patients susceptible to opportunistic infections, paving the way for better treatment options.

Tidal wave of benefits from four year ocean study

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Research examining the impact of tides, internal waves and coastal surges and the potential consequences of climate change across hundreds of square kilometres of ocean environment in WA will be summarised at a symposium tomorrow.

Agreement to protect Kimberley rock-art heritage

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

The University of Western Australia and the philanthropic body Kimberley Foundation Australia have joined forces to protect the unique and spectacular rock-art of the Kimberley region.

Whizz kids compete in Maths Olympiad

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

More than 320 of the State's best young mathematicians from 45 schools tackled some difficult problems in the WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad held at The University of Western Australia.

Partnership to protect Kimberley rock-art heritage

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

The University of Western Australia and the philanthropic body Kimberley Foundation Australia have joined forces in an effort to protect the unique and spectacular rock-art of the Kimberley region.

UWA Business School wins four ARC grants

Monday, 22 November 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School has won three Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grants and one ARC Linkage grant in the 2011 round of funding.

Art explores biodiversity

Monday, 22 November 2010

Artists, scientists, humanities scholars and conservationists will discuss issues surrounding biodiversity at the three-day symposium organised by The University of Western Australia's SymbioticA.