Finding quality time for your sheep

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Finding it hard to juggle your cropping operation with your sheep operation?  Had enough of feeding sheep in the dark during seeding?  The University of Western Australia is working on some solutions. 

World-first research proves folate reduces bowel cancer risks

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

West Australian researchers are urging people to increase their intake of green leafy vegetables after breakthrough research has revealed folate can significantly cut the risk of bowel cancer.

UWA wins $833,000 funding to future-proof table grape industry

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Researchers at The University of Western Australia will conduct a $833,000 project aimed at future-proofing the State's $24 million table grape industry. 

Helping to hear life

Monday, 8 June 2009

The University of Western Australia has become a member of the first international network of the world's leading hearing implant centres - one of only two members in Australia. 

Public lecture focuses on French explorers of WA

Monday, 8 June 2009

Noted scholar and museum curator Myra Stanbury will give a public lecture this Thursday focusing on the travels of French explorers who undertook the first studies of flora and fauna in Terra Australis, in particular Western Australia. 

UWA to host 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games

Thursday, 4 June 2009

The University of Western Australia will host up to 1,200 university students from nine countries in December as part of the 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games.

Dr Kristen Nowak

Can we make weak babies strong? 2009 Karrakatta Club lecture

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

An award-winning scientist who found a way to reverse one of the causes of floppy baby syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, will deliver this year's Karrakatta Club Lecture.

UWA to host 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

The University of Western Australia will host up to 1,200 university students from nine countries in December as part of the 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games.

UWA Vice-Chancellor, graduates and a student recognised in WA Citizen of the Year Awards

Monday, 1 June 2009

The head of The University of Western Australia, four UWA graduates and a UWA student have been honoured at the 2009 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards. 

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson was named WA's Citizen of the Year in the Professions category of the awards at a gala dinner on the weekend.

UWA study finds battlers struggling to pay for medicine

Monday, 1 June 2009

Rising prices under the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme have left low income groups struggling to pay for some medicines according to a study led by UWA researcher Anna Hynd. 

The findings published in the June issue of Australia and New Zealand Journal of Public Health link asthma treatments, gastric acid and cholesterol lowering medications among the prescriptions affected since a 24 per cent rise in co-payments in 2005 and two subsequent changes.