Mothers, breastfeeding infants, families and the community will benefit from the creation of major new research positions in human lactation (breastfeeding) at The University of Western Australia, as a result of a $8.6 million donation provided by The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation....[Read more]
The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.
As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Geoffrey Shellam, UWA Professor of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Co-Director of The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training, who has passed away at the age of 71....[Read more]
A rich general knowledge of China and high quality public speaking skills have earned a student from The University of Western Australia second place in the national finals of a Mandarin-speaking and performance competition.
A ‘slum shack' will be built by urban planning students from The University of Western Australia to highlight the plight of millions of people living in informal settlements in rapidly urbanising areas of the developing world.
The ‘shack' will be constructed during a major UWA-hosted international conference from 4 to 7 July
Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Detention of asylum-seekers, the Holocaust, German Army war crimes, Nazism and Stalinist genocide are some of the topics to be presented by six top historians and social scientists at a major international conference at The University of Western Australia from 11 - 14 July.
A small team of researchers from the WA Department of Agriculture and Food, private consultants, The University of Western Australia and Curtin University are examining how broad-acre farms are adapting to a variable and seemingly changing climate. The team has now been awarded national funding under priority research to assist Australian communities prepare for climate change.
The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique, Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt and Honorary Doctor Alex Campbell have been named Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year's Queen's Birthday honours.
In work that could aid regeneration of bushfire-affected landscapes, it has been found that the germination of seeds of the red and green kangaroo paw - Western Australia's floral emblem - are greatly stimulated by the poison cyanide.