New head of Lions Eye Institute focuses on how your genes can affect eye disease

Monday, 15 September 2008

The newly appointed Managing Director of the Lions Eye Institute and The University of Western Australia Professor of Ophthalmology, Associate Professor David Mackey, will deliver this year's Ian Constable Lecture on 15 September. 

Blood thicker than water for guppies

Thursday, 11 September 2008

Fish born to promiscuous females may be at a disadvantage because of their behaviour according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Spring Graduation honour for Malcolm McCusker

Monday, 8 September 2008

Prominent West Australian lawyer, Malcolm McCusker QC, will be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws at The University of Western Australia's Spring 2008 Graduation Ceremonies, which begin tonight. 

Islam and freedom of speech: the view of Muslims in the west

Friday, 5 September 2008

How Muslims in the West view freedom of speech is the subject of a symposium to be held next Wednesday at The University of Western Australia.

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.