UWA engineers help Cambodian communities

Thursday, 20 November 2008

Designing a washing machine and water filter for rural communities in Cambodia has earned 12 first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia two finals berths in the Engineers Without Borders 2008 Challenge. 

Perth International Arts Festival welcomes new partnership with URS

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce engineering and environmental firm URS has thrown its support behind the Festival's highly regarded contemporary music venue Beck's Music Box.

South Korean students win Barry Marshall Scholarships

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Two South Korean high school students will be awarded Barry Marshall Daejeon Scholarships and Adrienne Marshall English Language Scholarships worth $170,000, enabling them to study at The University of Western Australia. 

UWA Institute of Agriculture helps deliver Ausaid to Iraq

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Drought, war and limited access to technological advances have had a significant negative impact on agriculture development and productivity in Iraq.

To help redress the 50 per cent decline in Iraqi major crop production in the past 20 years, 27 Iraqi agricultural scientists are being trained in advanced integrated plant disease management (IPDM) at the Institute of Agriculture (IOA) at The University of Western Australia (UWA).

UWA helps boost Iraqi agriculture

Thursday, 2 October 2008

The University of Western Australia is playing a key role in helping Iraq improve its crop production and reduce its reliance on food imports.

Alumni Celebrations: Distinguished alumni awards

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Two former Thai Government ministers and a professor of agronomy have been honoured as distinguished UWA graduates at ceremonies in Thailand.

Alumni Celebrations: UWA in UK

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Friends of UWA in the UK and Europe was launched late last year at a cocktail party in London as a first step in developing a strong support base across a number of nations.

Sichuan earthquake scholarship

Tuesday, 30 September 2008

The University of Western Australia is offering a student from Sichuan University a postgraduate scholarship to study with Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall. 

World expert in lung disorders to visit UWA to train local specialists

Monday, 22 September 2008

Globally recognised respiratory physician, Professor Henri Colt, will visit The University of Western Australia's Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC) to share his expertise on international advances in the treatment and diagnosis of chronic lung disease and respiratory disorders. 

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.