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University News

Words and pictures inspire winning music

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

A string quartet commemorating controversial Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) has won its composer a place at the Australian String Quartet's National Composer's Forum in Adelaide.

Ms Jo Horgan

Cosmetic boss to speak at Women's Trust lunch

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Graduate of The University of Western Australia and founder of cosmetics company Mecca Cosmetica, Ms Jo Horgan, will be guest speaker at the eighth UWA Centenary Trust for Women's annual lunch.

Visiting Chinese students strengthen ties with UWA

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Five students from one of China's top universities will spend six weeks at The University of Western Australia as part of an inter-university inaugural research training program.

Researchers win $9 million for national centres of excellence

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received more than $9 million in Federal funding to focus on Aboriginal health, asbestos-related diseases and early childhood respiratory disease.

Researchers win funding for national centres of excellence

Monday, 19 July 2010

The University of Western Australia's child health expert Professor Fiona Stanley and respiratory disease specialists Professor Bruce Robinson and Professor Stephen Stick will lead three new Centres for Research Excellence.

Child health PhD student wins three-minute test

Monday, 19 July 2010

Paediatrics and child health PhD student Balarka Banerjee will be travelling to the University of Queensland in September to represent The University of Western Australia in the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis challenge after being awarded the University title.

UWA historian, Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern

UWA to lead world-class research

Friday, 16 July 2010

The University of Western Australia is leading or collaborating in more than half of Australia's new Centres of Excellence announced by the Federal Government.

Pilbara Year 10s check out UWA

Friday, 16 July 2010

Sixty Year 10 students from six Pilbara secondary schools will find out next week if tertiary study is an option for them when they attend a camp at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

UWA to provide high-quality early childhood teachers

Thursday, 15 July 2010

In a move to enhance the quality of education for four to six year-old children, The University of Western Australia will offer a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) from 2011.

Associate Professor Eileen Webb, Alicia Snyders and Joe Moniodis

Project to help refugees and migrants avoid phone trap

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Refugees and recent migrants in Perth trapped in unwanted telecommunications deals is the subject of a joint research project between the Edmund Rice Centre, Mirrabooka and the Centre for Consumer Research at The University of Western Australia.