Dr Dennis Rumley

UWA academic a key adviser to Indian Ocean Group

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

The University of Western Australia's inaugural Professor of Indian Ocean Studies, Dr Dennis Rumley, has been appointed as Australia's representative on the Indian Ocean Rim Academic Group (IORAG) by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Smaller footprint the aim

Monday, 11 April 2011

Western Australia has recently joined a global network of 85 Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) promoting sustainability, thanks to an initiative by staff at The University of Western Australia.

Senior Chinese official visits UWA's Centre for Energy

Thursday, 7 April 2011

One of China's most senior and influential officials has visited The University of Western Australia's Centre for Energy as part of an Australian visit to promote bilateral relations.

Winthrop Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Leon Flicker

Neuroscientists focus on ageing

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The diseases of ageing including Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease will be the focus of the 2011 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held on 29 April at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Rafael Rodrigo

UWA and Spain to join forces in major research projects

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

The University of Western Australia and the Spanish National Research Council will next week announce collaboration in major joint research programs.

UWA graduates take out top honours in WA Agricultural Awards

Monday, 4 April 2011

Alana Shedley, a Soil Science honours graduate from The University of Western Australia, has won the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum's top award.

Lanzhou and UWA forge ahead on dryland research

Friday, 1 April 2011

The President of Lanzhou University (LZU), Professor Zhou Xuhong, has lead a delegation to The University of Western Australia as the two institutions forge ahead on a world-class land, agriculture and environment project funded by the Chinese Government.

Professor Paul Johnson

UWA announces new Vice-Chancellor

Friday, 1 April 2011

An internationally-recognised academic and university leader has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia from 2012.

Doogue recognised during big autumn season

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Geraldine Doogue, journalist and broadcaster, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters in an autumn graduation at The University of Western Australia this evening.

Ben Hug

Cancer Council grants support research into prevention and treatment

Thursday, 31 March 2011

Two young PhD students from The University of Western Australia are among the winners in this year's annual Cancer Council Western Australia research grants.