Winthrop Professor Christobel Saunders

Call for WA women to join international breast cancer prevention study

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Western Australian women are needed to join an international, pioneering study investigating whether breast cancer could be prevented by a drug known as anastrozole.

Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence

Nobel laureate to discuss world's multi-speed economy

Monday, 15 August 2011

As the current debt crisis continues to deepen in the United States and Europe, Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence will this week provide a timely analysis of the current economic climate and future growth in a multi-speed world.

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger

Chance of 'Eureka' moment for young leader

Monday, 15 August 2011

A research leader at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR), who is working to improve the way pharmaceuticals act on the human body, has been shortlisted for an Australian Museum Eureka Prize, for "Emerging Leader in Science."

Associate Professor Ben Corry

Drinking-water for the world attracts Eureka judges

Monday, 15 August 2011

Water is a critical resource, and in many parts of Australia we struggle to find reliable sources for human consumption.

Professor Desley Hegney

Desley Hegney appointed as Professor of Nursing

Monday, 15 August 2011

Nursing research and training at The University of Western Australia and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been boosted with the appointment of Desley Hegney as Winthrop Professor of Nursing at UWA and Professor of Nursing Research at SCGH.

Mr Robert Zoellick and UWA Business School Professor Izan Izan

World Bank President at UWA

Friday, 12 August 2011

The President of the World Bank, Mr Robert Zoellick visited The University of Western Australia today as part of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue being held in Perth.

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

National school assessment centre launched at UWA

Friday, 12 August 2011

A new centre based at The University of Western Australia will ensure that Western Australia continues to develop its reputation as a national leader in school student assessment.

Image:  Asha de Vos

BBC whale documentary to feature work of UWA researcher

Friday, 12 August 2011

A BBC wildlife documentary to air this weekend is to feature the work of UWA whale researcher Asha de Vos.

Winthrop Professor Steven Smith

Eureka moment for environmental research

Friday, 12 August 2011

A researcher who focuses on understanding how plants grow under stressful environmental conditions - work that is vital for world food production and protection of biodiversity - is one of three finalists in the 2011 Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Environmental Research.

Melanie Montgomery and Head of School, Elizabeth Geelhoed

Historic moment for UWA Masters of Nursing

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Sixteen mature-age students from The University of Western Australia are celebrating their success having made the decision to change their career choice and become the first to complete a two-year full-time degree course to become Registered Nurses.