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University News

Researchers win funding for national centres of excellence

Monday, 19 July 2010

The University of Western Australia's child health expert Professor Fiona Stanley and respiratory disease specialists Professor Bruce Robinson and Professor Stephen Stick will lead three new Centres for Research Excellence.

Child health PhD student wins three-minute test

Monday, 19 July 2010

Paediatrics and child health PhD student Balarka Banerjee will be travelling to the University of Queensland in September to represent The University of Western Australia in the Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis challenge after being awarded the University title.

UWA historian, Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern

UWA to lead world-class research

Friday, 16 July 2010

The University of Western Australia is leading or collaborating in more than half of Australia's new Centres of Excellence announced by the Federal Government.

Pilbara Year 10s check out UWA

Friday, 16 July 2010

Sixty Year 10 students from six Pilbara secondary schools will find out next week if tertiary study is an option for them when they attend a camp at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Helen Wildy

UWA to provide high-quality early childhood teachers

Thursday, 15 July 2010

In a move to enhance the quality of education for four to six year-old children, The University of Western Australia will offer a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) from 2011.

Associate Professor Eileen Webb, Alicia Snyders and Joe Moniodis

Project to help refugees and migrants avoid phone trap

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Refugees and recent migrants in Perth trapped in unwanted telecommunications deals is the subject of a joint research project between the Edmund Rice Centre, Mirrabooka and the Centre for Consumer Research at The University of Western Australia.

Green light for future farms’ climate change research

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

The Future Farm Industries CRC has secured an extra $700,000 for researchers at the University of Western Australia, CSIRO and the Department of Agriculture to further investigate drought hardy and carbon conscious grazing systems.

Boost to UWA research collaborations with India

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

The latest boost to University of Western Australia researchers working with their Indian counterparts on cutting-edge research will further strengthen bilateral relations between Australia and India.

Professor Jörg Imberger

UWA technology to measure threats to Italian lake

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

A system developed at The University of Western Australia will be deployed at picturesque Lake Iseo in the alpine Lombardy region of northern Italy to enable an international team to determine the effects of climate and land-use change.

Isaac Alexander, Swan View SHS

Indigenous school students follow the dream

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

An activity encouraging debate about clean water and social justice, designing a racing car, and plastering a limb are some of the varied projects on offer at The University of Western Australia during this week's Indigenous secondary school students' camps.