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Research funding implications from UWA intellectual property case

Friday, 12 February 2010

Universities may have less money to fund research and may be less able to provide the expensive infrastructure that researchers require to undertake their research as a result of the outcome of a court case over intellectual property rights, according to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Australia's brainiest student to compete in California

Friday, 12 February 2010

A 14-year-old Shenton College student's knowledge of neuroscience has earned her the title of Australia's ‘brainiest' student and a trip to California in August for the International Brain Bee Challenge.

UWA virtual world challenge winner announced

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

An entry from Germany has won an international video competition run by The University of Western Australia, just pipping local Perth entrant Bradley Curnow, who came second.

Teaming up to protect the south coast

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

South Coast Natural Resource Management and The University of Western Australia's Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management (CENRM) have formed a partnership to boost research, planning and delivery of natural resource management in the State's south coast region.

Loving them to early graves - tackling childhood obesity

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

As childhood obesity escalates to epidemic proportions, researchers at The University of Western Australia aim to tackle a contributing factor:  the promotion of unhealthy foods.

Identifying human remains and bringing criminals to justice

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Identifying victims of terrorism, mass disaster and criminal activity is crucial to prosecute offenders and bring closure to families - and the next generation of tools with the capability to improve forensic identification of remains is being developed.

UWA law students scoop Jessup Moot Competition

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

A team of law students from The University of Western Australia has won the Australian National Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Helping business deal with future challenges

Monday, 8 February 2010

UWA Business School lecturer Dr Mark Edwards has written a book that aims to help organisations adapt to global changes this century.

Albany Senior High School graduate earn Rob Riley Memorial Prize

Friday, 5 February 2010

The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson, today congratulated Neil Graham who has received the Rob Riley Memorial Prize for the top indigenous public school leaver for 2009.

Focus on 'oxidative stress' may prevent falls

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are investigating how to prevent some of the injuries from falls that will place increased demands on Australia's health services as the population ages.