Alistair Forrest

Research into human body cell behaviour reveals interesting results

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Researchers from Western Australia, Japan and Germany have collaborated to create the first map of cell-to-cell communication between the hundreds of cell types which make up our bodies.

The work which was published today in Nature communications has revealed for the first time that there are literally hundreds of messages passed between any two cell types.

The Start Something initiative team

New UWA program to encourage budding entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

The University of Western Australia, through its IQ initiative, has kicked off a new program designed to encourage and foster entrepreneurship among researchers and post-graduate research students.

Ashley Smith

UWA music staff and graduates selected as finalists in APRA awards

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Four graduates from The University of Western Australia’s School of Music have been named as finalists in this year’s APRA Art Music Awards.

UWA Associate Professor Judith Fordham and business partner Steve Roast

Success at 2015 Telstra WA Business Awards

Friday, 17 July 2015

Perth Barrister and Associate Professor from The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Forensic Science Judith Fordham and her business partner Steve Roast are celebrating after taking out the prestigious title of 2015 Telstra WA Micro Business Award for their unique, multi-disciplinary law practice, Fordham and Roast.

Science

UWA finalists at Premier's Science Awards

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates seven of its academics who are among 13 finalists announced at the Premier’s Science Awards.

Galaxy

What happens when cosmic giants meet galactic dwarfs?

Monday, 13 July 2015

New research from The University of Western Australia has shed new light on the way galaxies grow and evolve.

Courtesy Alan McDonald, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Angus Turner appointed inaugural director of Lions Outback Vision

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.


Gemma Johnston

UWA celebrates NAIDOC Week

Monday, 6 July 2015

As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night.

Professor Denise Chalmers

National teaching fellowship for UWA leader

Monday, 6 July 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.


Simplifying diagnosis of diabetes in remote indigenous settings

Monday, 6 July 2015

Researchers have found a way of simplifying the diagnosis of diabetes in Indigenous Australians living in remote health care settings, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.