University News

University News

UWA Winthrop Professor Stephen Powles

Australian growers to benefit from nation-wide weed assault

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Grain growers around the nation will benefit from the new Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) based at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Law students take home gold and silver

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Law students at The University of Western Australia have taken the honours in the nation's most prestigious essay contest for tertiary students - the Governor-General's Undergraduate Essay Competition.

Clare McKay

UWA student wins national Law student of the year

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

A final-year Law student at The University of Western Australia has been named Law Student of the Year at the inaugural 2010 Lawyers Weekly Icon Awards.

The University of Western Australia - a leading University

Friday, 6 August 2010

New ratings of Australian universities have confirmed The University of Western Australia's position as the premier University in the State and one of the best Universities in Australia.

New survey to update health of neighbourhoods

Friday, 6 August 2010

Six years after a ground-breaking project to study the health and wellbeing of 1,800 people moving into new housing estates in the Perth metropolitan area, researchers from The University of Western Australia will be back out in the field again early next year to re-interview residents on how they feel about their neighbourhoods in 2011.

Harlequin fish

Expert to discuss future of coral reefs

Thursday, 5 August 2010

Premier's Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, Professor Malcolm McCulloch, will examine the future of coral reefs at a free public lecture.

Dr Chris Jones, UWA sandalwood expert

Liquid gold under the microscope at UWA

Thursday, 5 August 2010

In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia have isolated the genes for sandalwood oil and lodged a patent for the process.

Get the drum on UWA at Open Day

Thursday, 5 August 2010

Find out everything you need to know about The University of Western Australia at the 2010 Open Day on Sunday, August 15.

China's best young English-speakers visit UWA

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Twenty-four high school students from middle and foreign language schools in China are visiting The University of Western Australia next week.

Nedlands campus

Campus Plan 2010

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The University of Western Australia is seeking public comment to assist in the development of Campus Plan 2010 - its key planning document for the next decade and beyond.