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University News

Peter Coleman

New UWA MBA offers 12-month career transformation

Monday, 3 February 2014

A new 12-month Master of Business Administration backed by Western Australia's top business leaders is expected to attract candidates from around the world.

Africa School Of Mines

UWA mining experts with premier in South Africa

Monday, 3 February 2014

Mining for development experts from the UWA-based International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) are accompanying Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett at the Mining Indaba (or Conference) in Cape Town, South Africa, where Mr Barnett is delivering a keynote address on WA's world-leading mining legislation and regulation.

Nadia Okis

Police-worker credits UWA

Monday, 3 February 2014

Little did graduate Nadia Okis know that the Japanese language lessons she took at The University of Western Australia would come in handy occasionally to help her with Police work.

Associate Pofessor Lindy Fitzgerald

Researchers tackle neurotrauma caused by car crashes

Monday, 3 February 2014

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are working to limit the spread of serious nerve damage, often caused by car crashes, to minimise disability and enable better recovery.

Iago

Spotlight on Iago: the man, the devil and emotion

Friday, 31 January 2014

One of Shakespeare's more notorious and mysterious villains will be the focus of a special free event to be held at The University of Western Australia's Callaway Auditorium.

Professor Markus Melloh

Whole spine approach to neck and back problems

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A researcher from The University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has worked with collaborators in the United States to create a new tool to help health professionals improve their treatment of patients experiencing neck or back pain.

Business school students

$1 million grant enables new double degrees in business

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

From 2014, postgraduate business students at The University of Western Australia and The University of Adelaide will be able to complete a second year of study in Europe while earning a second master's degree.

950 Superbus

New 950 superbus reconnects UWA and QEII to city

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Public transport access to The University of Western Australia has been boosted with this week's launch of a new high-frequency bus service linking UWA and the QEII Medical Centre with Perth Central and Underground train stations as well as the Esplanade Busport.

Medical students head for the bush

Country practice lures city doctors to the bush

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Medical students from city backgrounds who are exposed to rural practice during their training are increasingly being converted to life in the bush, a new study by the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) has found.

Does it pay to be a lover or a fighter?

Friday, 24 January 2014

As mating season approaches, male animals are faced with a question that can make or break their chances at reproducing: does it pay to be a lover or a fighter? Or both?