Travel scholarship allows musician to study in Germany

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

UWA Music graduate Lorenzo di Paola has moved from the blue skies of Perth to the Black Forest in Germany to do a Masters in Music at the prestigious Freiburg Musikhochschule in Germany after winning the Friends of UWA Music Travelling Scholarship.

Biography enriches understanding of multicultural Australia

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

In focussing on the life of the prolific and courageous writer Ismail Kadare, a Professor of European Studies at The University of Western Australia has written the first full-length study in English of the battle for survival of literature in the hard-line Stalinist state of Albania.

York gum woodland study of benefit to ecosystem management worldwide

Monday, 25 January 2010

The West Australian wheatbelt's York gum woodlands will be used as a model for ecosystems facing the challenges of climate and land-use change world-wide, thanks to research led by The University of Western Australia.

Australia to benefit from new green China

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Concern for the environment within China will lead to a different development model from that of the unstoppable economic expansion that has characterised the past three decades, and Australia will be one of the major beneficiaries, according to Economics Professor Yanrui Wu.

The China expert, from The University of Western Australia's Business School, is the recipient of an Australian Research Council Discovery grant of more than $350,000 for his three-year undertaking to examine energy efficiency, economic growth and the environment in China.

Herbicide resistant weeds threaten global crops

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Weeds have evolved a new form of resistance to the world's most important herbicide, glyphosate, according to research led by Colorado State University.

Bouncing boy wallabies for bouncy mums

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

In research significant for endangered marsupial breeding programs, researchers have found that the healthier a female wallaby, the more likely she is to have a son.

UWA offers a record number of undergraduate places

Wednesday, 20 January 2010

The University of Western Australia has made more than 4400 offers for undergraduate courses this year - the most the University has ever made.

Black bream wired for salinity research

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A research project that involved tracking black bream on the South Coast has found some fish will swim up to 10 kilometres up and down the estuary and river.

Seeking the 'holy grail' for ecological restoration

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A compound in plant smoke may hold the key to improving agriculture, restoring ecosystems and conserving endangered plants.

Students star in Spanish dance performance

Monday, 18 January 2010

Two postgraduate students at The University of Western Australia have traded their books for flamenco dresses and castanets during the summer vacation while rehearsing for an upcoming Spanish dance production.