University News

University News

Campus building to honour Vice-Regal couple

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The outstanding contribution of Dr Ken Michael, Governor of Western Australia, and Mrs Julie Michael to The University of Western Australia was recognised today with the naming of a building in their honour.

Professor Jorg Imberger

Fremantle Port dredging in the spotlight

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The spill resulting from the dredging of Fremantle Port is the subject of a free public forum tomorrow.

Professor Alan Robson

UWA Vice-Chancellor to head worldwide network

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson has been appointed Chair of the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) board.

geothermal sampling

Super telescope funding targets UWA’s geothermal research

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Researchers from The University of Western Australia will benefit from $47.3 million in Federal Government funding for the development of solar and geothermal technologies to support Australia's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope.

A ballet of ocean leather jackets at 210 m

Scientists reveal deep sea mysteries of the Perth Canyon

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Never before seen images of marine life deep inside the Perth Canyon, 22km west of Rottnest Island, were revealed today by scientists at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Marine Futures and School of Plant Biology, and CSIRO.

Southern Ocean Time Series site, ocean glider track

Ocean glider completes first voyage

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

An ocean seaglider that is helping revolutionise ocean observations and climate science has completed its first successful deployment in the Southern Ocean.

UWA establishes religion and globalisation initiative

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

The University of Western Australia will contribute to global discussion on the role of religion in the world through a new initiative.

New hope for breast cancer patients

Monday, 7 June 2010

A new technique for administering breast cancer radiotherapy is more effective, more accessible, less expensive and less time-consuming for the patients, according to an international study run jointly by The University of Western Australia and international research clinicians and that included breast cancer sufferers in WA.

Perth's grand canyon revealed, deep beneath the waves

Friday, 4 June 2010

The mysteries of the Perth Canyon, carved millions of years ago by the Swan River but now submerged deep beneath the waves 22 kilometres west of Rottnest Island, have been caught on camera for the first time by scientists at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Marine Futures and CSIRO.

Professor Daniel Fatovich

Research identifies health trends among heroin users

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

The Australasian College of Emergency Medicine has released latest research lead by University of Western Australia Emergency Medicine specialists that identifies young heroin users and women, more than men, as high users of acute hospital care services.