University News

University News

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.

Left to right: Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod, Eric Knight and Scott Draper

UWA graduates to tackle English Channel

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Six young Australian men, including four graduates from The University of Western Australia, are planning to swim 34km across the English Channel in July to raise funds for a charity that is close to their hearts.

Winthrop tower

UWA architecture competition designed to aid international crisis areas

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Graduate architects and designers are invited to create an innovative, easily constructed shelter for remote communities affected by natural disaster as part of The University of Western Australia's 2010 Pavilion Project Design Competition.

UWA students win Step Up for MS

Monday, 31 May 2010

Students from The University of Western Australia have again proved they are the fastest stair climbers, winning yesterday's Step Up for MS Stair Climb.

UWA staff and graduates win WA Citizen of the Year Awards

Monday, 31 May 2010

Staff and graduates of The University of Western Australia have been honoured at the 2010 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards. 

UWA expert tells the world to get a move on

Friday, 28 May 2010

A researcher from The University of Western Australia who is Chair of the Global Advocacy Council for Physical Activity launched the world's first charter for physical activity at a recent international conference held in Toronto, Canada and attended by representatives from more than 80 nations.