UWA Fogarty Awards recognise state's top students

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Some of the State's top students have been presented with scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia during a ceremony at Winthrop Hall.

Winthrop Professor Assen Jablensky

Gene research project boosts links to Mongolia

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

A new joint project between Western Australia and Mongolia aims to strengthen ties between the two countries through collaborative genetic research.

Risks in Arab world's most important moment: Lecture

Monday, 14 March 2011

While this is the most important moment in the history of the modern Arab world, there are significant risks arising from the uncertain political directions that Egypt and possibly other Arab countries may take, according to a former Australian Ambassador to Egypt and Jordan.

Professor Carlos Duarte

Malaspina 2010's Carlos Duarte to lead UWA Oceans Institute

Monday, 14 March 2011

The University of Western Australia has appointed renowned oceans researcher Professor Carlos Duarte as Director of the Oceans Institute at UWA.

Nitrogen absorption underpins the Indian Ocean's key climate role, say Circumnavigation scientists

Monday, 14 March 2011

The Indian Ocean has the ability to absorb three times as much atmospheric nitrogen as the Atlantic Ocean does and, as a result, can play a crucial climate role as a huge, offshore carbon sink.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.

Kim Scott

Noongar storyteller wins regional literary prize

Friday, 11 March 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia has become the first Indigenous author to win the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best book in South-East Asia and the Pacific.

Media Conference: Malaspina Expedition arrives in Perth

Friday, 11 March 2011

The Malaspina Expedition is one of the world's largest collaborative scientific undertakings.  The $23 million (17 million Euros) project involves some 400 scientists/researchers and two ships circumnavigating the world as part of a research program to investigate the health of the world's oceans.

Indonesian Vice-President calls for single Asian market

Friday, 11 March 2011

Asia has to move towards a single market, underpinned by cross-regional infrastructure, Indonesia’s Vice-President Professor Dr Boediono told a forum in Perth.

Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono

Indonesia's Vice-President returns to UWA for prestigious award

Friday, 11 March 2011

The contribution made by the Vice-President of Indonesia, Professor Dr Boediono, to global affairs has been recognised with the awarding of an Honorary Doctorate from The University of Western Australia from where he graduated more than 40 years ago.