WA Governor,  Malcolm McCusker AO QC and Prof David Lindsay with his award

Agricultural scientist honoured for 'inspiring influence'

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.

New Pathology Laboratory

New step forward in cancer care

Thursday, 10 May 2012

The University of Western Australia has unveiled a major step forward in cancer care for Western Australians with the opening of the State's first laboratory to translate new scientific discoveries based on the latest research in cancer biology into new advanced pathology tests.

Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey

"Music Royalty" composes for her

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Most musicians would cut off their right hand to have celebrated composers write for them.  But for Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey, this attention is almost predictable.  Since winning the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she has not looked back and has established a career that most would envy.

"The Mikado - in absentia" - The Vocal Program at UWA's School of Music

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The Vocal Program at The School of Music, UWA, presents "The Mikado - in absentia" - Andrew Foote (Artistic Director) - Caroline Badnall (Accompanist and Coach).

Three Rs - and Engineering - at school

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

State high school students will learn engineering in Years 8-12 and be encouraged to consider engineering as a future career under a new teaching program being developed by The University of Western Australia and Governor Stirling Senior High School.

Professor Gunesh Rajan

"Smart" ear fix trial to begin at Fremantle Hospital

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

In an Australian first, surgeons at Fremantle Hospital and The University of Western Australia believe a new method of repairing perforated ear drums could be a major advance in ear health.

Examples of lupin root systems

Crop root study to boost Australian grain production

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia say that "next frontier" of agricultural science is understanding the root system and function of crop plants to significantly increase Australian grain production, keep farms viable and help continue to feed the world despite the onset of increasing drought and climate change.

Dr Peter Richmond giving a Men B vaccine

New vaccine shows promise to protect against common cause of meningitis

Monday, 7 May 2012

Researchers are an important step closer to finding a vaccine that protects against a wide range of strains of meningococcal B - the most common cause of meningococcal disease in Western Australia.

Jake Azzarello and Cristina  Feebrey with Federal Minister Brendan O’Connor

Federal Minister inspects construction progress on new UWA student accommodation

Monday, 7 May 2012

The Federal Minister for Small Business, Housing and Homelessness, Mr Brendan O'Connor, visited The University of Western Australia last week to inspect construction progress for new student accommodation being built at Currie Hall.

UWA implements strict rules for student camps

Saturday, 5 May 2012

The University of Western Australia is implementing a set of strict rules for the conduct of student camps following claims of inappropriate behaviour at a camp organised by the Student Guild.