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Geriatric medicine education hits the digital age

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Medical students at The University of Western Australia played a key role in the development of a new interactive tool called e-ageing, which will help them learn the foundations of geriatric medicine.

Assistant Professor Ba-Tuong Vo

UWA defence researchers win Eureka finals

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

A research project from The University of Western Australia that has revolutionised the surveillance and monitoring of potential threats in the nation's vast air, sea and land space is one of the winners of the 21st Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

UWA scores among world's best on Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

The disciplines of Life and Agricultural Sciences at The University of Western Australia have been ranked the highest in Australia and 34th in the world according to the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong World University Rankings in 2010.

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.

UWA researchers dominate health awards

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

More than half the outstanding new researchers awarded funding to carry out important medical and health research in WA are from The University of Western Australia.

Seminar to focus on Parkinson's disease

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

The two sides of Parkinson's disease will be the focus of 2010 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held at The University of Western Australia when one of the State's most respected experts in Parkinson's disease and a patient will give presentations.

Nanjing delegation Aug 2010 with Professor Barry Marshall

UWA strengthens sister city ties

Friday, 13 August 2010

A delegation from Perth's sister city Nanjing visited The University of Western Australia yesterday, meeting UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson, Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and other senior University staff.

Artist:  Ni Made Rinu

Centuries-old Balinese tradition at UWA

Thursday, 12 August 2010

A 400 year-old Balinese painting tradition will be workshopped at The University of Western Australia during an art exhibition that will officially open on Indonesian Independence Day.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

Director of UWA's Centre for Energy, Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang

UWA welcomes research grants from state and industry

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

West Australian industry and the State Government have contributed more than $22 million to a series of research projects that won Federal Government funding in the latest round of linkage grants for The University of Western Australia.