Original UWA technology goes global

Thursday, 28 April 2011

An early stage nanotechnology project from The University of Western Australia has achieved global recognition, with acquisition of spin-out company iCeutica Inc, by its US partner Iroko Pharmaceuticals.

The sky is falling and it's raining Petabytes!

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Describing the stereotypical astronomer of yesteryear might stir thoughts of a patient soul endlessly gazing skywards searching for a faint glimmer that might lead to a discovery. But for the astronomers of tomorrow this couldn't be further from the truth.

Big business of biodiversity dependent on seed

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Seed banks must become more than ‘stamp-collections' of species if global conservation efforts are to be successful, according to two eminent plant biologists.

Repeated stress in pregnancy linked to children's behaviour

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has found a link between the number of stressful events experienced during pregnancy and increased risk of behavioural problems in children.

Actors:  Emma Booth and Oliver Ackland

UWA helps set the scene for "Cloudstreet"

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

When the TV miniseries Cloudstreet premieres in May, many viewers with connections to UWA will have a sense of déjà vu.

Future stars to meet ancient stars

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The West Australian night sky will ignite the imagination of school students in the Pilbara region in a series of upcoming community events.  

Climate 'detectives' use clues from the past to predict future weather changes

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Drilling holes in trees across Australia and taking core samples from reefs at Ningaloo are two techniques being used to determine the extent of climate change in coming decades.

Chair in Musculoskeletal Medicine to be established at UWA

Monday, 18 April 2011

A Chair of Musculoskeletal Medicine is to be established at The University of Western Australia under an agreement involving UWA, Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA and the North Metropolitan Area Health Service.

Mr Charles Morgan

Gift of next-generation sequencer adds another dimension to WA research

Monday, 18 April 2011

Equipment at the cutting-edge of DNA sequencing has been generously donated to The University of Western Australia.

2011 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 April 2011

A fourth-year Law/Commerce student with a strong commitment to helping the less fortunate has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.