Volunteers needed to help track Carnaby's cockatoo

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are seeking volunteers to help them track the movements of Carnaby's cockatoo in the Perth metropolitan area by recording sightings of the bird onto a website.

One step at a time to wellbeing

Monday, 19 April 2010

One of the most promising strategies for drug-free treatment of depression is physical activity, according to research at the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA).

UWA to boost number of clinical training placements

Friday, 16 April 2010

The Western Australian community will benefit from hundreds of extra clinical training placements for students in the health professions.

Revitalising languages in higher education

Thursday, 15 April 2010

The decline of language learning in schools and universities is the focus of a lecture at The University of Western Australia.

UWA appoints new Librarian and Director of Information Management

Thursday, 15 April 2010

An information management expert who transformed the e-learning and research information management systems of King's College London has been appointed as The University of Western Australia's new Librarian and Director (Information Management).

Call for balance in digital technologies debate

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

For Assistant Professor Mark Pegrum, an education expert at The University of Western Australia, the ability to ‘attend' a digital technologies conference in the UK last week from his office in UWA's Graduate School of Education epitomises all that is good about e-learning.

Protecting space-based assets from orbiting debris

Monday, 12 April 2010

Space junk is becoming such a major problem that if it continues to accumulate at present rates, it will be impossible to launch anything into space in 100 years' time, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Ten new super science fellowships for UWA

Friday, 9 April 2010

The University of Western Australia has been allocated 10 new Fellowships under the Australian Government's $27.2 million Super Science Fellowships scheme, aimed at attracting the world's best researchers.

Keeping students and staff safe earns acclaim

Friday, 9 April 2010

A senior administrative officer who has worked at The University of Western Australia for 33 years is one of eight finalists in the National Safety Awards for his contribution to safety at work.

India and Australia encouraged to work together for global benefit

Thursday, 8 April 2010

The Indian Government Minister credited as the driving force behind India's ground-breaking Right to Education Act has addressed government, industry and education leaders at The University of Western Australia.