A University of Western Australia research project that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders, and could replace the usual invasive colonoscopy method, has won a top honour in the Innovator of the Year Awards....[Read more]
Labour abuses including modern slavery are ‘hidden subsidies’ that allow distant-water fishing fleets to remain profitable and promote overfishing, according to new research from The University of Western Australia and the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia are warning that Perth needs to limit urban sprawl but they argue lower-density infill development in suburban backyards is not the answer....[Read more]
Leading Western Australian Federal Court judge, Justice Robert French, who was named Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia this week, is another distinguished graduate from The University of Western Australia who is helping to shape the nation, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.
A former WA Senate representative who was instrumental in Federal inquiries into child migration and institutional care will speak at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia next week (Monday, August 4).
Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards - the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books.
Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research, Jorg Imberger, has been elected a Fellow to Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering.
‘Balancing Your Body's Business' (BYBB) is the title for one of four winning projects that helped a team of students from The University of Western Australia to scoop the national 2008 Qantas Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) nationals in Brisbane recently.
Western Australia is well-placed to play a vital role in the
future of Australia's
relationship with the United
States and other countries in the region, according
to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western
Professor Robson was speaking following a visit to UWA tonight by Dr
Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America to attend
a dinner hosted by WA Premier Alan Carpenter in conjunction with the Federal
Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith - both UWA graduates.
Tomorrow (Friday, 25 July 2008) the report of the biggest consultation of young people by young people ever undertaken in Australia, entitled: YouthSpeak: A Conversation for the Future, will be handed to the Federal Minister for Youth and Sport, Kate Ellis MP, at The University of Western Australia.
A student team from The University of Western Australia has been named global winner of the Google Online Marketing Challenge, beating more than 1,600 student teams from 369 university classes, in more than 47 countries around the world.
Mark Scott, Managing Director of the ABC, will host a roundtable discussion - Conversations about Ethical Leadership - at The University of Western Australia soon. One of the questions raised will be: ‘Should we expect a higher moral standard from public leaders than we do from ourselves?'