University News

University News

Kimberley doctor using ipad in emedicine

New apps for speedy patient care in remote WA

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Patient care - particularly in remote areas - will be faster and more efficient thanks to the launch of iPhone and iPad versions of world-renowned clinical software developed at The University of Western Australia.

Boosting Mathematics for Australia's wellbeing

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

2011 will be the Year of Mathematics at The University of Western Australia.

WA's underwater oil and gas technology in the spotlight

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Cutting-edge technology being used to help pave the way for Australia's largest resource projects will be in the spotlight at a symposium at The University of Western Australia starting on Monday.

Law/Arts student named 2011 Rhodes Scholar

Monday, 1 November 2010

One of The University of Western Australia's top Law graduates who aims to use her education to improve the community as a barrister and academic has been awarded the 2011 Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia.

Traffic fumes can trigger asthma in very young children

Monday, 1 November 2010

Children aged four and under are most at risk of asthma attacks from traffic-related air pollution, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Study indentifies genes that control thyroid levels

Friday, 29 October 2010

Sequence variations in DNA have been identified that affect personal levels of thyroid hormones, according to an international research team.

Good oil at energy cities' meeting

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Representatives from 12 cities supporting the world's major energy industries will meet for the World Energy Cities Partnership Conference co-sponsored by The University of Western Australia.

UWA honours pioneering staff and state-builders

Thursday, 28 October 2010

A pioneering primary industry researcher and an internationally renowned chemist who made enormous contributions to the State are to be honoured with the naming of significant facilities at The University of Western Australia.

B-vitamins reduce post-stroke depression

Thursday, 28 October 2010

People who have suffered a stroke and who regularly take vitamins are less likely to develop depression, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia.

Swinging sixties grads twist again

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Malcolm McCusker, QC, will be guest speaker at the 50th reunion of The University of Western Australia's graduates of 1960 and earlier on Sunday, October 31.