Arctic scientist warns of dangerous climate change

Monday, 30 January 2012

The future of human kind faces dire consequences due to arguably the first signs of dangerous climate change in the Arctic, says a leading international scientist from The University of Western Australia.

UWA shines in Australia Day honours

Friday, 27 January 2012

The contribution of three outstanding academics from The University of Western Australia who have revolutionised the global understanding of accounting, microelectronics and human lactation has been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

Back to school for WA's top teachers

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

The first group of WA school teachers has signed up for the challenge of becoming leading State school principals through The University of Western Australia's new Master's Degree of School Leadership.

Tiffany Ha

Composer with a bang wins Schenberg Prize

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

A young composer will be able to travel to the United States for tuition with a leading experimental musician after winning the annual Dr Harold Schenberg Prize in Music Composition.

Research Professor Jonathan Hodgson

More black tea for less pressure

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Drinking a cup of black tea three times a day may significantly reduce your blood pressure.

Professor Farida Fozdar

Study shows racist views link to car flags

Monday, 23 January 2012

People who fly Australia Day flags on their cars tend to express more racist attitudes than others without flags, according to research findings at The University of Western Australia.

Brid Phillips

Medieval studies help teach emergency medicine

Monday, 23 January 2012

An emergency management officer and mother of three, Brid Phillips is discovering that reading Chaucer and Shakespeare can help her communicate better at home and professionally at work.

Assistant Professor Chuck Price

Leaf Gui unlocks secret geometry

Monday, 23 January 2012

An international team of researchers has developed new computer software to unlock the geometric secrets of leaves.

Photo by Anne and Charles Sheppard

Untouched ocean reefs to yield secrets

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Our understanding of pristine marine environments before human exploitation will grow when researchers from The University of Western Australia join an international expedition to the Indian Ocean's Chagos Archipelago, the world's largest fully protected marine sanctuary.

Professor Jessica Meeuwig

In Darwin's footsteps

Thursday, 19 January 2012

A marine researcher at The University of Western Australia has been appointed a Conservation Fellow of the Zoological Society of London - a society that appointed Charles Darwin* a Fellow in 1837.