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UWA staff and graduates win WA Citizen of the Year Awards

Monday, 31 May 2010

Staff and graduates of The University of Western Australia have been honoured at the 2010 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards. 

UWA expert tells the world to get a move on

Friday, 28 May 2010

A researcher from The University of Western Australia who is Chair of the Global Advocacy Council for Physical Activity launched the world's first charter for physical activity at a recent international conference held in Toronto, Canada and attended by representatives from more than 80 nations.

Assistant Professor Joanne Sneddon in Uruguay

What women (who wear wool) want

Friday, 28 May 2010

Aiming to provide the Australian wool industry with information about what potential buyers of wool clothing want, a team at The University of Western Australia is researching the intentions of ethical consumers around the world.

Diver filming at Abrolhos Islands

Awards haul for UWA marine images

Friday, 28 May 2010

Extraordinary marine images captured by researchers from The University of Western Australia off the State's southern coastline have featured in winning entries in a leading international communications competition.

Dr Lisa Cluett

Infecting staff with the student engagement virus

Thursday, 27 May 2010

More than $212,000 has been allocated to The University of Western Australia and partner institutions for a project that will explore ways of harnessing emerging technologies to help create more cohesive university communities.

Madeline Bates

Perth International Arts Festival appoints new film program manager

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

The Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeline Bates to the highly sought-after role of Program Manager:  Film.

Black hole discoverer to inspire students to aim for stars

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Western Australian school students and teachers will meet black hole discoverer Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr when he visits The University of Western Australia and the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin next week.

Harrington Seed Destructor

Weed seed destructor set to strike in wheatbelt

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

A weed seed destructor invented by a Darkan farmer and further developed by the WA Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI) at The University of Western Australia is set to be trialled this harvest.

Professor Malcolm McCulloch FRS

UWA scientist and Premier's Fellow elected to the Royal Society

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Coral reef expert, Premier's Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, Professor Malcolm McCulloch, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.

UWA's virtual project shortlisted for US$10,000 prize

Monday, 24 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's presence in the virtual world of Second Life is one of 10 entrants from more than 130 nominations worldwide to be shortlisted for an international competition.