University News

University News

UWA and Saudi Arabia strengthen ties

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Ties between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and The University of Western Australia have been strengthened by a recent collaboration between UWA's Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Saudi Arabia's King Saud University's College of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Educator on song for new Early Education course

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

A bass baritone who trained at London's Royal Academy of Music and who has spent 20 years in kindergarten and tertiary education wants to put song back into early childhood education.

Three sister states seek innovations for ageing

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

A three-nation forum hosted by The University of Western Australia aims to develop new health sciences and bioengineering initiatives, in particular for the ageing population.

Probiotics hold key to premature babies' survival

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Thousands of premature babies worldwide could be saved if probiotics were added to their feeds, according to research led by The University of Western Australia.

Universities to reverse foreign language decline

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

More West Australian students will be able to study European and Asian languages as a result of an exciting new collaboration between The University of Western Australia and Curtin University of Technology.

Volunteers needed to help track Carnaby's cockatoo

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are seeking volunteers to help them track the movements of Carnaby's cockatoo in the Perth metropolitan area by recording sightings of the bird onto a website.

One step at a time to wellbeing

Monday, 19 April 2010

One of the most promising strategies for drug-free treatment of depression is physical activity, according to research at the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA).

UWA to boost number of clinical training placements

Friday, 16 April 2010

The Western Australian community will benefit from hundreds of extra clinical training placements for students in the health professions.

Revitalising languages in higher education

Thursday, 15 April 2010

The decline of language learning in schools and universities is the focus of a lecture at The University of Western Australia.

UWA appoints new Librarian and Director of Information Management

Thursday, 15 April 2010

An information management expert who transformed the e-learning and research information management systems of King's College London has been appointed as The University of Western Australia's new Librarian and Director (Information Management).