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University News

UWA Claremont campus is a winner

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

An evocative image of The University of Western Australia's Claremont Campus, under floodlight, has won Ray Scott first place in the Inaugural Photographic Competition organised by the UWA Friends of the Grounds.

UWA researchers win funding for innovative projects

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Two researchers from The University of Western Australia have been awarded $10,000 each to study the effects of green tea on cancer and the provision of health services.

E-Research to revolutionise the humanities

Thursday, 23 July 2009

An online tool to be designed by a researcher at The University of Western Australia will enable a scholar in a remote part of the globe, or even an astronaut with some free time, to access the world's rare medieval vellum manuscripts and carry out in-depth contextual investigations with just a few clicks.

Study gives green light to heart surgery blood transfusion

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Patients who receive blood transfusions during heart surgery don't need to worry about serious long-term effects on their health, according to a study carried out by clinicians at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Institute of Agriculture postgraduates explore new agricultural frontiers

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Australia's brightest and best agricultural research was recently on display at the ‘Frontiers in Agriculture Postgraduate Showcase 2009' at The University of Western Australia (UWA), Institute of Agriculture (IOA).

Walk the walk and talk the talk at Open Day

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

What Difference Does Obama Make?, The Global Financial Crisis, and Astronomy in the 21st Century with the Square Kilometre Array  - these are just some of the compelling topics of free lectures to be enjoyed by visitors to The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day.

National audit body commends "bold vision" of UWA

Monday, 20 July 2009

(Released on Tuesday July 7)

The University of Western Australia has been described as an "excellent, high-quality, well-managed university with a bold vision" by Australia's foremost higher education review body.

UWA's Open Day to showcase the best

Monday, 20 July 2009

People wanting to find out more about one of Australia's best universities - The University of Western Australia - will have the opportunity to have all their questions answered at its annual Open Day from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, 9 August. 

UWA delegation to strengthen ties with China

Friday, 17 July 2009

 A delegation from The University of Western Australia aims to strengthen links with leading Chinese universities during a visit to China next week.

One piano, two stars, four hands

Friday, 17 July 2009

One of the leading conductors of her generation, Sydney-born Simone Young, will join British pianist and conductor Alex Soddy at The University of Western Australia on Sunday, 26 July for a one piano, four-handed concert performance.