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. 

UWA researchers find trauma death rate highest in very remote areas

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The death rate from trauma in very remote areas of the state is more than four times the rate of death in major cities, according to a study by emergency medicine specialists at The University of Western Australia.  

Using web-based data on disability to make a difference

Monday, 17 November 2008

In the 19th century, doctors had little more than stethoscopes and microscopes to help them understand disease.  More than 100 years later, for doctors like The University of Western Australia's Clinical Associate Professor Helen Leonard, computers are proving an invaluable tool. 

Zero emission, high impact project at UWA

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's dream of a green car industry has begun to materialise at The University of Western Australia where zero-emission, sustainable transport is already being tested. 

UWA showcases engineering research and innovation

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Cutting-edge projects in areas such as clean energy, biomedical engineering, mining, security and sensing are just some of those on display at The University of Western Australia's Engineering Foundation Research and Innovation Showcase this Wednesday, November 12. 

UWA scoops Premier's Science Awards

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Researchers, teachers and students at The University of Western Australia have filled every available place in the final nominations for the WA Premier's Science Awards.

UWA student named 2008 Rhodes Scholar

Monday, 3 November 2008

An Engineering and Science student who wants to develop technology to help severely disabled people communicate has won the 2008 Rhodes Scholarship for Western Australia. 

UWA technology helps rewrite evolutionary time lines

Monday, 27 October 2008

State-of-the-art technology at The University of Western Australia has helped to rewrite the history of major groups of life on the planet. 

New ARC Linkage Grant for 2009

Tuesday, 21 October 2008

The Graduate School of Education wishes to congratulate Professor Grady Venville (UWA), Dr Nancy Longnecker (UWA) and Professor Léonie Rennie (Curtin) on winning an ARC Linkage Grant for 2009.

Beyond the Beaker: Maximising the Impact of a Science Careers Program on High School Students’ Attitudes towards Science

Bikinis and boardies Cottesloe Beach walk for brain tumours

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are urging members of the public to join them in this year's International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) fundraising challenge to circumnavigate the globe on foot three times (120,000km).