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. 

'Night vision' technology for soldiers wins national award

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

A team of UWA scientists who are developing colour vision for enhanced infrared sensing for soldiers has won one of the nation's most prestigious science awards.

Federal health Minister launches UWA-backed health network

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon today launched a major new initiative in regional health care at The University of Western Australia. 

Federal health Minister to launch UWA-backed health network

Wednesday, 20 August 2008

Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon today (Wednesday 20 August) will launch a major new initiative in regional health care at The University of Western Australia. 

Eminent ophthalmologist comes to UWA and the Lions Eye Institute

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Eminent ophthalmologist Professor David Mackey has been attracted to Western Australia to take up senior appointments at The University of Western Australia and the Lions Eye Institute. 

UWA welcomes Labor's $3M commitment to Albany campus

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

The University of Western Australia has welcomed today's announcement by Great Southern Minister Kim Chance that a Labor government would commit $3 million towards a planned $6 million expansion of UWA's Albany campus. 

The ethics of health research

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Health research is a global enterprise and international codes have guided its ethical conduct for more than 50 years - yet important questions such as "what is the ethical rationale for conducting studies in certain countries and not others?" still need to be answered. 

Former Governor, Chief of Army to talk about Indigenous affairs at UWA

Monday, 18 August 2008

A former Governor of Western Australia and Chief of Army, Lieutenant General John Sanderson AC, will deliver the annual Shann Memorial Lecture at The University of Western Australia on Tuesday, August 19.

Curriculum Council Chair to become Deputy leader at UWA

Monday, 18 August 2008

Teacher, academic and curriculum expert Professor Bill Louden has been appointed as the next Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Western Australia, the second most senior executive position at the University. 

Distinguished Thailand graduates honoured by UWA

Monday, 18 August 2008

Two Thai Government ministers and a professor of agronomy have been honoured as distinguished graduates of The University of Western Australia at two ceremonies in Thailand.