Global future seen for Indigenous business

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Australia has good reason to be optimistic about the future of Indigenous business and its role in the national and international economy, a conference at The University of Western Australia was told yesterday.

A balanced economic agenda for Aboriginal people is a vital pathway for the future

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Balanced development that marries economic opportunities with the pursuit of cultural values is fundamental to the ability of Aboriginal people to carve out a place in modern society, according to leaders at an Indigenous business conference at The University of Western Australia today.

Conference discusses Indigenous business opportunities

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Indigenous, business, government, community and academic leaders from around Australia are meeting at The University of Western Australia today to discuss sustainable economic opportunities in Indigenous communities.

Winthrop Professor Bill Louden and Greater Geraldton Mayor Ian Carpenter

Regional cities to benefit from research partnership

Monday, 5 December 2011

The needs of regional cities will be better served under a new agreement to be signed this week between The University of Western Australia and the WA Regional Cities Alliance.

Community interest sought in New Fortune Theatre

Monday, 5 December 2011

To restore or not restore, that is the question The University of Western Australia wants to ask the wider community as it undertakes a Lotterywest funded community interest feasibility study into the future of UWA's New Fortune Theatre.

Bushfire prediction technology put to the test

Monday, 5 December 2011

New bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia is being tested this summer with live trials using a fire authority helicopter.

New multi-million-dollar gas research deal

Monday, 5 December 2011

A new multi-million-dollar investment by Chevron Australia to significantly boost gas processing research at The University of Western Australia will be announced on Friday December 9.

Normal cells transformed by activated Cbl

Researchers find clue to cancer cell survival

Monday, 5 December 2011

Protein and cell biology research at The University of Western Australia has contributed to a ground-breaking international study that demonstrates a way to alter the survival of cancer cells.

Ananth Dev Tayal

Engineering award to shape green energy research

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Australia's increasing focus on green energy technology has led to a graduate from The University of Western Australia being awarded a prestigious 2012 Menzies Engineering Scholarship. 

Call for engineering to focus on social justice

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

A call for engineering research to be driven by social need rather than military or market forces is the topic of a discussion at The University of Western Australia by visiting Professor Juan Lucena of the Colorado School of Mines in the US.