Commonwealth reform package: A human rights preview

Friday, 21 October 2011

The Hon. Michael Kirby will present a special pre-CHOGM lecture on the Human Rights challenges facing the Commonwealth, hosted by the Faculty of Law at The University of Western Australia in partnership with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.

New evidence for first production of oxygen on earth

Thursday, 20 October 2011

A new study is believed to have resolved a major debate about when oxygen began to be produced on Earth and how long it took before oxygen levels were enough to support the growth of life.

Taylors College based at UWA Claremont

New diploma offers pathway to UWA degree

Thursday, 20 October 2011

A new program offering international students a pathway into the second year of a commerce degree at The University of Western Australia was launched today.

Study refutes testosterone as 'fountain of youth'

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

A new study of older Western Australian men has revealed that testosterone might not be the fountain of youth.

UWA receives $25 million in medical research funding

Monday, 17 October 2011

The University of Western Australia has confirmed its reputation as a national leader in research after being awarded more than $25 million in funding for 53 grants through the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Professor Filgueira, Dr Foteini Hassiotou, Winthrop Professor Hartmann

Breastmilk a natural stem cell therapy

Monday, 17 October 2011

Human breastmilk has the potential to help people suffering from diseases including Parkinson's disease and diabetes, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Race to save last 400 of world's most endangered wolf

Monday, 17 October 2011

With only 400 still alive, Ethiopian wolves are one of the world's most endangered species and an international group of animal biologists - including from The University of Western Australia - is working to save them from the brink of extinction.

Winthrop Professor Helen Milroy

Australia's first Indigenous psychiatrist wins top international awards

Friday, 14 October 2011

Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health at The University of Western Australia, Helen Milroy, has won two international awards in as many months.

Cervical cancer vaccine inventor to talk at UWA

Friday, 14 October 2011

The inventor of the cervical cancer vaccine, Professor Ian Frazer, will give the 2011 Ian Constable Lecture at The University of Western Australia, on how to live a long and healthy life.

Hayden Walker and Dr Estelle Giraud with DNA sequencer

Life on earth to benefit from super-fast DNA sequencer

Friday, 14 October 2011

Imagine capturing the entire human genome in a single day, for a few thousand dollars.