Professor Stuart Kaye

Professor Stuart Kaye appointed as Dean of UWA Law School

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The University of Western Australia has appointed Professor Stuart Kaye as the new Dean of the UWA Law School, replacing retiring Dean Professor William Ford.

Professor Peter Klinken and Dr Aleksandra Filipovska

Top accolade for young medical researcher

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

The Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has awarded the Marshall Medal, which is the Institute's top accolade for young researchers, to WAIMR group leader, Aleksandra Filipovska.

Professor Richard Weller

Leading landscape architect Richard Weller to head Urban Design Centre

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

An internationally regarded, leading-Australian landscape architect has been appointed as the new Director of the Urban Design Centre of Western Australia (UDC).

Australia-wide standards for medical students' behaviour urged

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

There is a lack of national consistency in how Australian medical schools deal with the problematic behaviour of their students, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Infrared light offers new hope for spinal cord injuries

Monday, 20 December 2010

A handheld device that emits infrared light may hold the key to a quicker and safer treatment for people who suffer neurotrauma, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Economics Professor named UWA's first Chair in Social Impact

Friday, 17 December 2010

A former Director of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute WA Research Centre, Professor Paul Flatau, has been appointed Chair of Social Investment and Impact at The University of Western Australia.

Peter McAllister

'Manthropologist' to debunk male myths

Friday, 17 December 2010

Author and archaeologist Peter McAllister will examine the pressing modern problem of "Why are males today such losers?" in a public lecture in January at The University of Western Australia.

Shaun Tan's "The lost thing" shortlisted for an Oscar

Friday, 17 December 2010

UWA graduate Shaun Tan's animated feature "The Lost Thing" has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

UWA to reveal 3-D images of nano world

Thursday, 16 December 2010

The University of Western Australia will soon be home to one of the most powerful microscopes in Australia that can capture 3-D images of objects and surfaces at the molecular or nanoparticle level in real time.

Associate Professor Wendy Oddy receives her NHMRC Achievement Award

UWA has two of nation's top ten medical researchers

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Two of Australia's top 10 health and medical researchers, recognised yesterday at the National Health and Medical Research Council's Excellence Awards, are from The University of Western Australia.