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University News

Right:  Professor Alan Robson, Dr Kristen Nowak, Prof Lance Twomey

Kristen Nowak wins Young Tall Poppy of the year

Thursday, 11 November 2010

One of Western Australia's top young scientists who has been instrumental in leading research towards a cure for Floppy Baby Syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, has won the inaugural Western Australia Young Tall Poppy Science Award.

Floating towards giving

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

A report documenting ways in which to encourage more philanthropy in WA will be launched at The University of Western Australia's Business School.

UWA Business School welcomes ANZ as corporate partner

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Business students will have the opportunity to participate in a combined student exchange and work experience program with an Asia-Pacific focus.

UWA graduate named Social Worker of the Year

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

A Bachelor of Social Work graduate from The University of Western Australia has won the 2010 Social Worker of the Year Award for her efforts in helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children find a safe home when they are unable to live with their families.

Study reveals how plants solve problems

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has provided a unique insight into how the same protein plays different roles in plant and animal cells.

Orectolobus maculatus

Shark eye research gives insight into ocean health

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

New research on how sharks see may help explain the relationship between other aquatic life and their environments and provide a benchmark for the health of our oceans.

Thomas Williams

Scholarship caps golden year for UWA 'golden boy'

Friday, 5 November 2010

An Arts/Law Fogarty scholar from The University of Western Australia who is undertaking a major in Chinese has won one of 20 national undergraduate prizes in the Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards.

UWA leads WA science award finalists

Friday, 5 November 2010

The list of finalists in the Western Australian Science Awards has again been dominated by researchers and projects from The University of Western Australia.

One Uni, one staff, lots of fun

Thursday, 4 November 2010

More than 1,000 staff-members of The University of Western Australia will take part in the third annual UWA fun staff sports day to raise money for children with learning disabilities.

Currie Hall to expand

Thursday, 4 November 2010

The University of Western Australia is extending its student residence Currie Hall, in a four-stage building process that will increase the number of rooms by 100.