Mingenew Irwin Group spring field day

New chickpeas set to revive Australian pulse industry

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Two new varieties of chickpea developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia are expected to take the Indian market by storm and turn the tide for an industry that has struggled to recover from a devastating disease that first hit the Western Australian crop in 1999.

Dr Monique Robinson

Asthma kids risk mental health

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A new study has found that young children with severe or persistent asthma are at higher risk of developing many common mental health problems.

Mars Curiosity Rover

UWA discovery helps search for extra-terrestial life on Mars

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

A discovery at The University of Western Australia that microbes helped shape rare spheres of iron-oxide on Earth may aid the newly landed Curiosity Rover in its search for the first verifiable signs of extra-terrestrial life in similar rocks on Mars.

Find out what postgraduate degrees can offer

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

If you're wondering how postgraduate study can help you achieve your goals, you can find out everything you need to know next week at The University of Western Australia's Postgrad & Honours Expo.

Ms Joanna Hewitt

Spring graduation ceremonies for almost 2000 students

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

An Oxford University neuroscientist and an Australian expert in international relations and public policy are among those to be recognised during The University of Western Australia's spring graduation ceremonies which start tonight.

UWA Business School

UWA Business School students scoop pool in Dream Team contest

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Business students from The University of Western Australia have swept the field to win first, second and third place in WA's 2012 Deloitte Dream Team competition.

Madeleine Venables

Young UWA medico champions rural health

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

A fourth-year medical student with a passion for country Australia has won a national award for her dedication and leadership in inspiring young people to consider a career in rural health.

Research Associate Professor Keith Stubbs

UWA scientistsnamed finalist in national awards

Monday, 10 September 2012

Two researchers from The University of Western Australia are finalists in the 2012 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year awards, to be announced at the Australasian Research Management Society conference on the Gold Coast on Friday 21 September.

Assistant Professor Bryan Boruff

Researchers identify WA’s best sites for large-scale algal biofuel

Monday, 10 September 2012

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University have for the first time identified a number of WA sites capable of producing large quantities of commercial biofuel from microalgae.

Review of Orientation activities at UWA 2012

Friday, 7 September 2012

The University of Western Australia will ban alcohol-related advertising and sponsorship for orientation events and continue its suspension of off-campus Student Guild orientation camps following a two-month review.