Amy Page

UWA Researcher Amy Page Young Pharmacist of the Year

Friday, 31 July 2015

A PhD student at The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has been named the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Young Pharmacist of the Year.

Parasitic plants

How parasitic plants know when to attack

Friday, 31 July 2015

An international team of researchers, including scientists at The University of Western Australia, have discovered how parasitic plants, which steal their nutrients from other living plants, have evolved with the ability to detect and attack their hosts.

Soil sampling

Nitrogen loss in soils unearthed

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have challenged the current understanding about which microorganisms carry out important nitrogen transformations in semi-arid agricultural soils.


Dorothy Hewett award to support WA literary talent

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

UWA Publishing, in partnership with Copyright Agency Limited and ABC 720 Perth, has established a new award for an unpublished manuscript in Western Australia, a state that has produced some of the nation’s finest writers and thinkers.

 

Start your pursuit at UWA Open Day

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Future students will be able to find out everything they need to know about The University of Western Australia at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 9 August, from 10am to 4pm.

Professor Karol Miller

Biomechanical engineer wins Humboldt Research award

Friday, 24 July 2015

An internationally recognised biomechanical engineer from The University of Western Australia has been awarded the prestigious Humboldt Research Award in Germany.

Professor Laco Mucina

UWA Project to tap into millions of years of plant history

Thursday, 23 July 2015

A new project being carried out by The University of Western Australia will look at ‘plant communities’ that took millions of years to assemble, to try to understand the mechanisms allowing them to persist for such a long time.

Alistair Forrest

Research into human body cell behaviour reveals interesting results

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Researchers from Western Australia, Japan and Germany have collaborated to create the first map of cell-to-cell communication between the hundreds of cell types which make up our bodies.

The work which was published today in Nature communications has revealed for the first time that there are literally hundreds of messages passed between any two cell types.

The Start Something initiative team

New UWA program to encourage budding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The University of Western Australia, through its IQ initiative, has kicked off a new program designed to encourage and foster entrepreneurship among researchers and post-graduate research students.

Ashley Smith

UWA music staff and graduates selected as finalists in APRA awards

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Four graduates from The University of Western Australia’s School of Music have been named as finalists in this year’s APRA Art Music Awards.