New director to lead UWA Extension

Friday, 23 May 2008

The University of Western Australia today announced the appointment of Susan Marie as the new director of UWA Extension - the provider of adult and continuing education programs for the community.

UWA researchers link new gene to osteoporosis

Friday, 23 May 2008

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have located a new gene that may help predict who will develop osteoporosis in later life.

UWA student wins AMA Indigenous Medical Scholarship

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

A first-year medical student at The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious national medical scholarship. 

Software to boost petroleum geoscience teaching and research

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

The University of Western Australia's strong focus on petroleum geoscience has been enhanced with the donation of state-of-the-art computer software that is used by the petroleum industry during exploration and production of oil and gas. 

UWA Motorsport team - World Champions

Monday, 19 May 2008

The University of Western Australia's Motorsport team has been crowned the 2008 World Champions for Formula SAE, having won the international competition for a student designed race car.

UWA tackles unfair bank fees

Friday, 16 May 2008

Banks do not have the right to enforce excessive fees charged as penalties for minor infringements, according to a consumer protection law expert at The University of Western Australia. 

Australia's future looks bright with budding young scientists

Friday, 16 May 2008

A science/law student from The University of Western Australia will be one of the first competitors outside the United States to take up the international challenge to be named a BioGENEius and win US$10,000.

'Elvis is Titanic' author to visit UWA

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Ian Klaus, author of the acclaimed book Elvis is Titanic, will speak at The University of Western Australia on Monday, May 19, at 6pm. 

Boom state to host national urban studies conference

Monday, 12 May 2008

Housing affordability, social well-being and climate change: some of the hot topics to be discussed at the next State of Australian Cities (SOAC) conference in November 2009.

The ALVA Studio

Life's a beach for UWA architecture and landscape students

Monday, 12 May 2008

Leighton Beach will become a design studio for 180 first year architecture and landscape students from The University of Western Australia when they form teams to test their skills in building unusual ‘sandcastles'.