UWA library reopens after severe hailstorm damage

Friday, 23 March 2012

Education Minister Elizabeth Constable today reopened The University of Western Australia's Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library, after it was severely damaged during Perth's freak 2010 hailstorm.

A fair way to discover new ways to live

Friday, 23 March 2012

Reducing your power bills - and helping to save the planet - is easier than you think, according to one of the organisers of the Perth Sun Fair to be held at The University of Western Australia on Sunday 1 April.

UWA scientists join CSIRO Mineral Systems Cluster

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Three world-leading scientists from The University of Western Australia have joined a global first scientific Cluster to assist industry in accelerating the search for new minerals to keep up with rising demand for Australian metals.

Volunteers sought for salt diet study

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

A new study will examine how a person's genes and dietary salt intake affect substances that regulate blood pressure, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Sea weed - see vital resource: expert

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

To many people, seaweed is something that washes up on beaches and gathers in ugly, smelly piles.

Heart-stopping shark movie selected for international film festival

Monday, 19 March 2012

An eye-catching film made by ocean researcher Ryan Kempster from The University of Western Australia on the unique survival skills of bamboo sharks has been selected to be shown at a prestigious US film festival.

Beverley Hill

UWA scores 10 out of 10 for equality in workplace

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

The University of Western Australia has been recognised nationally as an Employer of Choice for Women for the 10th consecutive year.

Structure on cells

Synchrotron shines light on cancer proteins

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) have revealed a ground-breaking new molecular structure formed by two human proteins involved in turning genes on and off in cancer.

Honorary degree for former Premier

Monday, 12 March 2012

Former Western Australian Premier Dr Geoff Gallop is one of several people whose contributions to society will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for 3,471 students.

Winthrop Professor Arun Dharmarajan

Putting heads together to cure killer brain tumours

Monday, 12 March 2012

In a world first, Indian and Australian medical scientists are attacking lethal brain tumour stem cells with a naturally occurring protein in a bid to cure an aggressive form of cancer that kills within weeks or months.