Winthrop Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Leon Flicker

Neuroscientists focus on ageing

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The diseases of ageing including Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease will be the focus of the 2011 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held on 29 April at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Rafael Rodrigo

UWA and Spain to join forces in major research projects

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Spanish National Research Council will next week announce collaboration in major joint research programs.

UWA graduates take out top honours in WA Agricultural Awards

Monday, 4 April 2011

Alana Shedley, a Soil Science honours graduate from The University of Western Australia, has won the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum's top award.

Lanzhou and UWA forge ahead on dryland research

Friday, 1 April 2011

The President of Lanzhou University (LZU), Professor Zhou Xuhong, has lead a delegation to The University of Western Australia as the two institutions forge ahead on a world-class land, agriculture and environment project funded by the Chinese Government.

Professor Paul Johnson

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Friday, 1 April 2011

An internationally-recognised academic and university leader has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia from 2012.

Doogue recognised during big autumn season

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Geraldine Doogue, journalist and broadcaster, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in an autumn graduation at The University of Western Australia this evening.

Ben Hug

Cancer Council grants support research into prevention and treatment

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Two young PhD students from The University of Western Australia are among the winners in this year's annual Cancer Council Western Australia research grants.

Shaun Tan

More accolades for Shaun Tan

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Illustrator and author Shaun Tan, a graduate of The University of Western Australia, has followed his Oscars success with the world's biggest children's literature award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Soprano Sara Macliver

Paul Wright and Sara Macliver headline Artistry! concert

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

A new work that combines music, painting and poetry to pay homage to the Blackwood River in the south-west of the State will feature in this year's Artistry! program hosted by The University of Western Australia's School of Music.

Book focuses on democracy in world of new media

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Democracy has suffered in a modern society obsessed with display, according to a new book to be launched by Winthrop Professor Carmen Lawrence at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.