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Young guitarists strike gold for UWA

Monday, 13 September 2010

Ten young guitarists from The University of Western Australia's School of Music Guitar Ensemble won the highest praise at a competition adjudicated by one of the world's most acclaimed classical guitarists.

Dr Andy Thomas

Australian astronaut gives schools a taste of space at UWA

Friday, 10 September 2010

Around 750 school students from 51 West Australian schools will visit The University of Western Australia on Tuesday to hear Australian-born astronaut Andy Thomas.

UWA Winthrop Professor Britta Regli-von Ungern-Sternberg

UWA appoints Chair in Paediatric Anaesthesiology

Friday, 10 September 2010

An internationally recognised anaesthetist has been appointed the inaugural Woolworths Chair in Paediatric Anaesthesiology at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Kingsley Dixon

Chancellor's medal for leading plant biologist

Thursday, 9 September 2010

The University of Western Australia's Professor Kingsley Dixon will be awarded a Chancellor's Medal during the University's Spring Graduation Ceremonies, which begin next Tuesday night.

Swiss Nobel Prizewinner to focus on vaccines and immunology

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Internationally recognised physician and scientist, Professor Rolf Zinkernagel, will present this year's Ian Constable Lecture, On Regulation of Immunity and Immunopathology by Antigen, at The University of Western Australia.

Trove editors seek writing treasure

Monday, 6 September 2010

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's first online creative writing journal, are calling for submissions for the first issue, to be launched in November.

Beam centrifuge in action

UWA Energy and Minerals Institute launched

Friday, 3 September 2010

An Energy and Minerals Institute launched at The University of Western Australia will help position Western Australia as a national and international hub for resources expertise.

Professor Steve Wilton

US body backs UWA researcher's muscular dystrophy research

Thursday, 2 September 2010

The Muscular Dystrophy Association of the United States has awarded a researcher from The University of Western Australia more than $400,000 over three years to improve his revolutionary treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

Two wins for UWAP titles at the WA Premier's Awards

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Following a review and suspension of the WA Premier's Book Awards, UWA Publishing has won two awards at a ceremony on September 1.

Assistant Professor Geoff Woodall

Passion for native plants nets award for UWA Albany researcher

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

A passion for native plants has won a researcher from The University of Western Australia the Great Southern Development Commission (GSDC) Medal for Excellence in Natural Resource Management.