Professor Stephen Hopper

Kew Gardens' chief scientist returns to UWA

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Internationally renowned plant conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper FLS will be stepping down as director of the world heritage-listed Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, UK, to take up a new Chair in Biodiversity at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Anna Kemp

Study finds Australians pay more for medicine

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Australians are paying more out of their own pockets for medicines than people in many other countries, according to a new study.

Global study offers new hope for regulating blood pressure

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with more than 200 centres from 24 countries have identified DNA links to blood pressure which could lead to new treatments for cardiovascular disease.

Winthrop Professor Philip Thompson

WA plays major role in new asthma gene discovery

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

An international study has identified two new genetic variants that increase the risk of asthma, which could lead to potential new drug treatments.

Randolph Stow

Annual lecture honours Randolph Stow

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

One of Western Australia's most celebrated authors will be honoured with an annual lecture at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor David Blair

Researchers in new gravity measurement breakthrough

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Physicists from The University of Western Australia are part of an international collaboration that has made a breakthrough in the development of a new type of gravity wave detector.

Trove calls for UWA arts journal submissions

Monday, 12 September 2011

Editors of Trove, The University of Western Australia's online creative arts journal, are seeking submissions for the third issue to be launched in November.

1800 students to graduate in spring ceremonies

Friday, 9 September 2011

More than 1800 graduates of The University of Western Australia will receive their degrees, certificates and diplomas at five ceremonies in Winthrop Hall from 13 to 20 September.

Bianca Galipo, David Cook and Paul Wright admire the latest acquisition

World renowned musician to play fine gift

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Robert Hill, world renowned harpsichordist and Professor at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, will share the magic of WA surgeon David Cooke's generous gift to The University of Western Australia at a recital on his brother's beautiful creation, a Keith Hill Harpsichord.

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger

Eureka moment for young researcher

Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Associate Professor Kevin Pfleger, of the WA Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR), has been honoured with an Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for his work on improving the way pharmaceuticals act on the human body.