University News

University News

Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson

UWA Vice-Chancellor to retire

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson today announced his retirement from the position at the end of 2011.

Winthrop Professor Harvey Millar

UWA plant energy professors among world's most recognised

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Two Professors from The University of Western Australia are among the world's most cited plant scientists, according to the publisher of the two leading international journals for the advancement of plant science.

Mind and body care for mental health consumers

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Guidelines to help people with mental health problems receive better medical treatment for their physical health were launched today at The University of Western Australia.

Action needed to create brighter future for children

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Western Australia needs to make children and young people's mental health a priority to alleviate suffering and build a brighter future for the whole community.

Mental health consumers to receive better physical care

Monday, 25 October 2010

Guidelines to help people with mental health problems receive better medical treatment for their physical health will be launched at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

$29M to UWA to pursue national research priorities

Monday, 25 October 2010

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have secured almost $19 million in grants from the Australian Research Council.  Another $10.4 million has been pledged by national and international organisations to support a number of specific research projects.

Lab tests point to better outcome for human blood cancers

Thursday, 21 October 2010

The treatment of a range of human blood cancers such as chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia may be improved as a result of international research involving The University of Western Australia.

Camelina:  a new crop to consider

Ancient crop may be a lifeline for farmers

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

A hardy ancient Russian oilseed crop could prove a lifeline for farmers in marginal regions of the State, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Kookaburras hockey player Fergus Kavanagh

UWA's top athletes finish Games on high note

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Five current and former students at The University of Western Australia have lived up to the University's aim of achieving international excellence at this year's Delhi Commonwealth Games, bringing home four gold medals and one silver.

Post-graduate research and coursework expo at UWA

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Unravelling forensic science, discovering the opportunities in food science and finding out how a business degree can ‘open doors' are some of the featured discussions at The University of Western Australia's Postgraduate and Honours Expo.