Lord Ron Oxburgh

How to meet world's need for more energy and water

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Eminent geologist and geophysicist Lord Ron Oxburgh will give a free public lecture, Energy and Water for a Warm Crowded World, at The University of Western Australia next Monday.

Dr Karl-Heinz Wyrwoll

Kimberley climate and people - The Last 100,000 Years

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

A leading climate scientist at The University of Western Australia will give a free public lecture tomorrow, Kimberley Climate and People - The Last 100,000 Years.

Dr Marcal Gusmao (second from left) - UWA's first PhD graduate from Timor-Leste

UWA's first PhD from Timor-Leste to address hunger

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

A researcher working on a legume crop that is drought - and waterlogging - tolerant is The University of Western Australia's first PhD graduate from Timor-Leste.

Nathanael Yates

UWA student wins prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

A PhD neuroscience student at The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious international scholarship to Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

Dr Boris Baer

UWA researchers awarded $17m in Federal funding

Monday, 14 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's research strength has again been recognised with today's announcement of $17 million in Australian Research Council funding.

Two UWA medical graduates in national top 10

Monday, 14 November 2011

Two medical graduates from The University of Western Australia are among 10 students Australia-wide to be awarded this year's prestigious John Monash Scholarships.

Uni leading way in three Rs - reusing, reducing, recycling

Friday, 11 November 2011

The University of Western Australia is adopting a sustainable development approach which it hopes will provide an example of good practice in the community - and its new policy has the potential to affect as many people as the population of a WA regional centre.

Rachel Paterson

UWA Rhodes Scholar hopes to save lives

Friday, 11 November 2011

A medical researcher from The University of Western Australia who aims to eradicate killer diseases such as HIV has been named WA's 2012 Rhodes Scholar.

Stromatolites

Shark Bay stromatolites at risk from climate change

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Climate change resulting in more frequent flooding of the Wooramel River that leads into Shark Bay is threatening the unique ‘living rock fossils' that make Shark Bay a World Heritage site, according to researchers from the Oceans Institute, at The University of Western Australia, Curtin University and the CSIRO.

UWA Vice-Chancellor named Leading National CEO for Advancement of Women

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

The University of Western Australia continues to build on its reputation as a gender equity employer with today's naming of Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson as "Leading CEO For The Advancement Of Women" at an awards ceremony in Sydney.