Professor Malcolm McCulloch FRS

UWA scientist and Premier's Fellow elected to the Royal Society

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Coral reef expert, Premier's Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, Professor Malcolm McCulloch, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.

UWA's virtual project shortlisted for US$10,000 prize

Monday, 24 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's presence in the virtual world of Second Life is one of 10 entrants from more than 130 nominations worldwide to be shortlisted for an international competition.

Pain and risk-free liver test wins acclaim for developer

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Professor Tim St Pierre, a physicist at The University of Western Australia who has researched the magnetic properties of iron in biology and medicine for 25 years, last night won a Clunies Ross award for his ‘significant and positive influence on the lives of many Australians'.

UWA seeks new artistic director for Perth International Arts Festival 2012

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has begun an international search for a new Artistic Director for the Perth International Arts Festival, the oldest international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia's premier cultural event.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

UWA expert wins NSW literary prize

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Philip Mead has won the New South Wales Premier's Literary Prize for Literary Scholarship for his book, Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry.

Carol Kaplanian

Honour-killing researcher wins prestigious award

Monday, 17 May 2010

A PhD candidate at The University of Western Australia who is researching ‘honour killings' in her native Jordan and in Pakistan has won the annual UWA Grace Vaughan Award.

Matiriki network representatives

UWA a founding member of international university network

Friday, 14 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has become a foundation member of a new international network of high-quality universities across seven nations.

Neighbours' responses to affect town-planning

Friday, 14 May 2010

Six years after a ground-breaking study analysing the well-being of 1,800 people about to move into 74 new Perth metropolitan housing estates, researchers from The University of Western Australia are set to re-interview those surveyed in 2004 to find out how they feel about their neighbourhoods in 2010.

UWA experts to reveal life in Pompeii

Friday, 14 May 2010

The University of Western Australia is supporting the WA Museum's A Day In Pompeii exhibition (May 21 - Sept 5) and will have four experts presenting insights into the ancient civilisation of Pompeii famously preserved in time by hot ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Dry sowing canola in the wheat belt (Photo WAHRI)

Stay one step ahead of the weeds

Thursday, 13 May 2010

WA growers are likely to face another late break this year.  Whilst parts of the state received significant early rainfall, the majority of wheat belt farmers are anxious for a decent rainfall to enable crop seeding.