Dr Louise Wedlock

Seeing gold in tumours

Monday, 8 August 2011

Using gold as a potential treatment for cancer could become a reality thanks to a combination of imaging techniques.

Perth Festival welcomes Rio Tinto's four-year increased commitment to family and education program

Friday, 5 August 2011

Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce Rio Tinto's ongoing and increased financial support for 2012-2015, doubling its commitment to support two key areas of the Festival: the Family and Education Program.

UWA Business School achieves AACSB accreditation

Friday, 5 August 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School has received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Bumper week of science celebration at UWA

Thursday, 4 August 2011

To celebrate National Science Week from August 13 to 21, The University of Western Australia is hosting several public and schools events. They include:

Professor David Denemark

Seminar explores voter response to Julia Gillard

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Julia Gillard created history by becoming Australia's first female Prime Minister last year and a seminar to be held at The University of Western Australia this Friday will explore voter attitudes towards Ms Gillard.

UWA Open Day showcases new courses

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

What we hope to find in the universe with the new generation of telescopes about to be built and one man's quest to tackle Mount Everest are the guest speaker topics at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 14.

 Dr Eric Moses

Leading genetic scientist to head UWA Centre

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Internationally recognised authority in genetic epidemiology Dr Eric Moses has been appointed Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Genetic Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Western Australia.

Photo courtesy Professor Wies Nowinski, ASTAR, Singapore

Brain biomechanics book outlines new lifesaving techniques

Monday, 1 August 2011

The first comprehensive reference book about the biomechanics of the brain has been edited by The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Karol Miller, head of the University's Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory - the world's most cited laboratory working in the field.

Mr Tony Blair and Professor Alan Robson

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair visits UWA

Monday, 1 August 2011

The Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair, visited The University of Western Australia today to discuss issues of faith and globalisation.

Winthrop Professor John Newnham

Western women more likely to have preterm babies

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Women in Western Australia are almost three times more likely to give birth to preterm babies compared to women in China, according to a new joint study by researchers in WA and China.