UWA researcher helps discover world's oldest mother

Thursday, 29 May 2008

A researcher from The University of Western Australia was part of a team who discovered the fossilised remains of the planet's oldest mother - a now extinct 25cm long placoderm fish in the process of giving birth, with the 6cm embryo and umbilical cord intact. 

Engineering soil quality indicators

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Resource economics, using mathematical models and numbers to investigate farming and environmental problems, could provide a simple procedure for summarising multiple physical, biochemical and biological parameters into a single soil quality index. 

John Langoulant to head Child Health Research Board

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Business leader Mr John Langoulant was tonight appointed Chairman of the Board of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research. 

Human rights advocate wins UWA Ciara Glennon Scholarship

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

A law student at The University of Western Australia who has tackled human rights in Cambodia and native title in the Western Desert is the 2008 winner of the Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship. 

Professor Barry Marshall's big risk pays off - again

Monday, 26 May 2008

West Australian Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall has been elected into the prestigious US National Academy of Sciences, an institution that was signed into being by US President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 at the height of the Civil War.

2008 Ciara Glennon Scholarship to be awarded at UWA

Monday, 26 May 2008

State Attorney-General Jim McGinty will present the Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship at The University of Western Australia next Wednesday, May 28.

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.