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.
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.
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.
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).
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.