Polls, prospects and the politics of pork: last chance to understand the State election

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

Last minute polling trends, party strategies and the likely outcomes of W.A.'s State election will be under scrutiny at a public seminar presented at The University of Western Australia on election eve.

Making sense of the U.S. presidential election - an insight into the candidates and the main issues

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

The lead-up to the U.S. presidential election to be decided on 4 November has already been one of the most watched and scrutinised campaigns in modern political history. 

Study highlights links between disease and land clearing

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

A report by a team of The University of Western Australia's researchers warns the rate of mosquito-borne diseases such as Ross River virus will continue to rise unless more careful land clearing practices are adopted. 

UWA pianist to compete in international competition

Friday, 29 August 2008

A 21-year-old UWA music student is the only Australian selected to perform at a major international piano competition to be held in the Czech Republic.

UWA plant centre to help address global food shortages

Friday, 29 August 2008

The University of Western Australia is to establish an International Centre for Plant Breeding Education and Research. 

Margaret Seares to outline a vision for the arts in WA

Thursday, 28 August 2008

One of Western Australia's most experienced arts administrators and academics will outline a potential future for the State's art and cultural communities at an event next Thursday. 

The end of fish? A new angle on saving our fisheries

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Some scientists estimate that nearly all current fisheries could disappear in our lifetimes due to overfishing and destructive fishing methods.               

UWA invited to join global research network

Wednesday, 27 August 2008

The University of Western Australia has been invited to join a global network of research universities, further cementing its reputation as a leading international university.

Call for urgent action in preventative health

Monday, 25 August 2008

A forum of leading health professionals, industry leaders and consumer representatives has called for urgent action in preventive health, including the establishment in Western Australia of a dedicated "wellness" unit with a stand-alone budget. 

UWA strengthens links with Chinese and Japanese universities

Friday, 22 August 2008

A trilateral agreement between The University of Western Australia, China's Zhejiang University and Japan's Kobe University will establish for the first time important education and scientific links between the three institutions.