Associate Professor Steven Micklethwaite

Mythbusting scientists 'undiscover' fantasy island

Friday, 23 November 2012

A team of Australian and international scientists including a geologist from The University of Western Australia has ‘undiscovered' a mysterious south Pacific island recorded on world maps for more than a decade.

International team discover clue to devastating disease

Friday, 23 November 2012

A new form of iron may hold the clue that leads to treatment for a fatal inherited nervous system disease that can cause gait disturbance, speech problems, heart disease, diabetes and other symptoms.

Laureate Fellow Michael Tobar

UWA's physics gems sparkle

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Two internationally acclaimed physicists from The University of Western Australia have clocked up another big award in recognition of their work on precision electromagnetic measurement.

In the Zone: Prepare for the Asian century

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Media representatives are invited to attend the In the Zone Conference at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall on Monday 26 November and Tuesday 27 November 2012.

Professor Ryan Lister

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants for the two year period 2013-2014, with a funding allocation of $726,000 to:

UWA Albany Centre

Albany teaching courses give great southern professionals a new lease on life

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Demand from Great Southern professionals wanting to switch to a career in teaching has prompted The University of Western Australia's Albany Centre to offer new Master of Teaching courses from next year.

Associate Professor Fang-Xu Jiang

Diabetes Australia grant for promising researcher

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

A researcher whose aim is to encourage certain stem cells to become insulin-secreting cells - and cure diabetes - has won a Diabetes Australia grant.

Monitoring effects of screen-media on children's health

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A new study will examine the impact of cumulative use of screen-based technologies such as the Internet, online video gaming, social media and social network sites on the mental health of children.

2013 winner Nicholas Barbaro (left) with 2004 (inaugural) winner Chris Tyler

Engineering scholarship celebrates 10 years

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has celebrated a 10-year partnership with leading civil and structural engineering consultancy Pritchard Francis.

Business School Board Chairman Dr Mark Barnaba

UWA hails business commitment to education and leadership

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

High-profile business leaders joined senior executives from The University of Western Australia last night in a celebration of the University and UWA Business School at a cocktail party hosted by Business School Board Chairman Dr Mark Barnaba and his wife Paige at their home.