University News

University News

UWA campus recognised in Heritage Awards

Friday, 18 June 2010

The University of Western Australia was highly commended for its outstanding contribution to heritage at the recent Western Australian Heritage Awards.

Image courtesy of John Maloney

Banksia exhibition highlights Australia's extraordinary floral diversity

Thursday, 17 June 2010

A new photographic exhibition of native flora will open at The University Club Gallery on July 2.

Stem cell breakthrough offers new hope for lung disease patients

Thursday, 17 June 2010

For the first time researchers have found a type of stem cell that could prove crucial in reducing injury and scarring in the lung and even generate new lung cells.

Professor Jörg Imberger

Jorg Imberger to advise BP on Gulf oil spill

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Professor Jörg Imberger, Director of the Centre for Water Research and Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia, is one of six internationally recognised scientific experts who will serve on an independent Advisory Council set up by BP in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Winthrop Professor Assen Jablensky

WA researchers find new genetic link for schizophrenia

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Western Australian patients have helped local researchers discover a new genetic link for schizophrenia.

Parasite ID to save WA's honeybee industry

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Beekeepers and leading bee experts have come together at The University of Western Australia to tackle the global decline of honeybees and the parasites that have the potential to destroy the industry.

NASA Earth

Climate change scepticism under the spotlight

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Some of The University of Western Australia's top scientists will discuss the current debate about whether climate change is real and answer questions at a public forum on Monday, 28 June.

Indigenous students make plans for future

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

More than 300 Indigenous secondary school students will meet at The University of Western Australia's Business School on Monday to begin planning their future with the help of representatives from 30 businesses, government departments, TAFEs and universities.

UWA campus alive with the arts this winter

Monday, 14 June 2010

The University of Western Australia will be packed with public events for WINTERArts during the July mid-semester break.

Edgar Metcalfe

Metcalfe bids 'friendly' farewell

Friday, 11 June 2010

One of the driving forces behind Australian theatre for nearly half a century is about to retire to England - but not before treating local audiences one last time.