Professor Carlos Duarte

Malaspina 2010's Carlos Duarte to lead UWA Oceans Institute

Monday, 14 March 2011

The University of Western Australia has appointed renowned oceans researcher Professor Carlos Duarte as Director of the Oceans Institute at UWA.

Nitrogen absorption underpins the Indian Ocean's key climate role, say Circumnavigation scientists

Monday, 14 March 2011

The Indian Ocean has the ability to absorb three times as much atmospheric nitrogen as the Atlantic Ocean does and, as a result, can play a crucial climate role as a huge, offshore carbon sink.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.

Kim Scott

Noongar storyteller wins regional literary prize

Friday, 11 March 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia has become the first Indigenous author to win the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best book in South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Media Conference: Malaspina Expedition arrives in Perth

Friday, 11 March 2011

The Malaspina Expedition is one of the world's largest collaborative scientific undertakings.  The $23 million (17 million Euros) project involves some 400 scientists/researchers and two ships circumnavigating the world as part of a research program to investigate the health of the world's oceans.

Indonesian Vice-President calls for single Asian market

Friday, 11 March 2011

Asia has to move towards a single market, underpinned by cross-regional infrastructure, Indonesia’s Vice-President Professor Dr Boediono told a forum in Perth.

Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono

Indonesia's Vice-President returns to UWA for prestigious award

Friday, 11 March 2011

The contribution made by the Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono, to global affairs has been recognised with the awarding of an Honorary Doctorate from The University of Western Australia from where he graduated more than 40 years ago.

Korea and Australia: Building on Strong Foundations

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Australia and Korea should continue to build on the model of "middle power cooperation" in order to facilitate mutual benefits, according to the Korean Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Ambassador Kim.

Mr Rory Medcalf

Australia's role in the Indian Ocean region

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Perth, as Australia's only Indian Ocean facing capital, has a major role to play in this dynamic region, delegates at today's In the Zone Business Forum at The University of Western Australia were told.

Mr Sam Walsh

Contours of Advantage: Capitalising on our Advantages

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Focusing on core business and doing it as innovatively as possible is a key to remaining competitive in an increasingly tough global environment, according to Mr Sam Walsh, Executive Director Rio Tinto and Chief Executive Iron Ore.