Sunflower protein 'scissors' provide sunny news for medicine

Friday, 8 May 2015

Scientists have discovered an extraordinary protein-cutting enzyme that has also evolved to glue proteins together, a finding that may be valuable in the production of therapeutic drugs.

Dr Melody Miolin

Medical placement program offers new hope for rural communities

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Medical students from the Rural Clinical School (RCSWA) at The University of Western Australia are more likely to work in remote locations after graduating, a recent report has shown, which is having a positive impact on  rural and remote communities that often struggle to gain access to medical practitioners.

Positive outlook for WA's farming system groups

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Local, community-based farming system groups are more readily able to serve the specific information needs of farmers, than large, geographically dispersed groups.  They are also more effective at engaging members in group activities, according to a study conducted by researchers from The University of Western Australia.

UWA launches a new brand for a new century

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

The University of Western Australia is unveiling a bold new brand to reflect its place as a contemporary place of teaching, learning and research, and a global hub of excellence.

Andrew Styan awarded $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg art prize

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

The prestigious $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize, a bequest to The University of Western Australia, has been awarded to emerging, mature-age graduate Andrew Styan for his work The Bell Buoy.

Zoe Bush

2015 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

A final-year Law/Arts student with a passion for social justice and particularly Indigenous issues has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Professor Paul Johnson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia

UWA's In The Zone to travel to Jakarta

Friday, 1 May 2015

The highly successful In the Zone forum will next year be held in Jakarta as well as Perth, The University of Western Australia announced today.

Elena Douglas and Bernard Salt

Smart Power - prosperity, persuasion and projection In The Zone

Friday, 1 May 2015

There is no "one Asia", and Australia needs to respond to different countries in the Indo-Pacific zone in new and diverse ways, according to the founder of Knowledge Society, Elena Douglas.

In The Zone panellists

Australia and Indonesia: A matter of special importance

Friday, 1 May 2015

His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former President of the Republic of Indonesia, remains hopeful that relations between Australia and Indonesia will be able to withstand the strain of recent events.

Foreign Minister Hon Julie Bishop

Major demographic change In The Zone will reshape our future

Friday, 1 May 2015

Dramatic demographic changes in the Indo-Pacific zone over the next three decades will have a significant transformative effect on the region, according to the Hon Julie Bishop, Foreign Minister.