Perth - most globally connected city in Australasia

Thursday, 23 December 2010

While Perth may be perceived among Australia's elite as immature, unsophisticated and boring in comparison to Melbourne and Sydney, it is arguably becoming the most globally connected city in Australasia according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Hall to get new windows for new year

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Coloured glass sourced and manufactured in the United States will be installed in The University of Western Australia's historic Winthrop Hall soon - almost a year after the original glass was damaged by the destructive hail storm of March, 2010.

Professor Stuart Kaye

Professor Stuart Kaye appointed as Dean of UWA Law School

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The University of Western Australia has appointed Professor Stuart Kaye as the new Dean of the UWA Law School, replacing retiring Dean Professor William Ford.

Professor Peter Klinken and Dr Aleksandra Filipovska

Top accolade for young medical researcher

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

The Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has awarded the Marshall Medal, which is the Institute's top accolade for young researchers, to WAIMR group leader, Aleksandra Filipovska.

Professor Richard Weller

Leading landscape architect Richard Weller to head Urban Design Centre

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

An internationally regarded, leading-Australian landscape architect has been appointed as the new Director of the Urban Design Centre of Western Australia (UDC).

Australia-wide standards for medical students' behaviour urged

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

There is a lack of national consistency in how Australian medical schools deal with the problematic behaviour of their students, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Infrared light offers new hope for spinal cord injuries

Monday, 20 December 2010

A handheld device that emits infrared light may hold the key to a quicker and safer treatment for people who suffer neurotrauma, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Economics Professor named UWA's first Chair in Social Impact

Friday, 17 December 2010

A former Director of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute WA Research Centre, Professor Paul Flatau, has been appointed Chair of Social Investment and Impact at The University of Western Australia.

Peter McAllister

'Manthropologist' to debunk male myths

Friday, 17 December 2010

Author and archaeologist Peter McAllister will examine the pressing modern problem of "Why are males today such losers?" in a public lecture in January at The University of Western Australia.

Shaun Tan's "The lost thing" shortlisted for an Oscar

Friday, 17 December 2010

UWA graduate Shaun Tan's animated feature "The Lost Thing" has been shortlisted for an Oscar.