University of Western Australia

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Name: University of Western Australia
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

VCs ride the salary gravy train

SIX vice-chancellors have salary packages in excess of $1 million a year, topped by Australian Catholic University’s Greg Craven who in 2013 earned $1.095m in salary and other benefits, according to an analysis by the National Tertiary Education Union. ... [Published The Australian - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate change model developed

Deakin researchers have developed a method to predict the impacts of climate change on estuaries based on what occurs in other ecosystems in the world. Source: News LimitedDeakin University Centre for Integrative Ecology researcher Dr Rebecca Lester. ... [Published Geelong Advertiser - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

After Silicon

Can you grow packaging? Or program paper? How about tasting what’s on your screen? SapientNitro’s Melanie Cook, head of strategy Singapore and Hong Kong, and Phil Phelan, national strategy director Australia, believe the future lies in emerging organic ... [Published Campaign Asia-Pacific - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

In Defence Of Only Children

writes:I am an only child. Four of my friends are only children. I am married to an only child. We are part of a growing proportion of the population who are ‘onlies’.Because of our solo child status we are considered to be different to the rest of society ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

NATSEM: UWA model would lift uni debt for women, disadvantaged

The University of Western Australia recently announced its proposed post-deregulation price structure. UWA’s new fee is a flat fee of A$16,000 per year for undergraduate courses, which is significantly…AuthorsPrincipal Research Fellow, National Centre ... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Business backs monitoring uni fees

THE Business Council of Australia has thrown its support behind growing calls for effective price monitoring to prevent “overpricing” should university fees be deregulated. In its submission to the Senate inquiry into the government’s proposed higher ... [Published The Australian - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sand dunes reveal biodiversity secrets in Australia -- ScienceDaily

Ancient, acidic and nutrient-depleted dunes in Western Australia are not an obvious place to answer a question that has vexed tropical biologists for decades. But the Jurien Bay dunes proved to be the perfect site to unravel why plant diversity varies ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dunes Reveal Biodiversity Secrets (9/25/14)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The Smithsonian Institution issued the following news release:Ancient, acidic and nutrient-depleted dunes in Western Australia are not an obvious place to answer a question that has vexed tropical biologists for decades. But the ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Woodside’s $10m boost for UWA engineers

WOODSIDE and the University of Western Australia have announced a $10 million investment in the university’s EZONE UWA project, which they said was critical to the future of engineering in the state.You are not logged in or not authorised to view this ... [Published PetroleumNews.net - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

University of Western Australia Enhances Indian Ocean Research

News 25 September 2014AUSTRALIA - An executive team from The University of Western Australia (UWA) visited the University of Mauritius last week, signing a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance relations between the two Universities in Indian Ocean ... [Published The Fish Site - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

UWA to hike fees 30 per cent if deregulation gets green light

Source:ABC OnlineThe University of Western Australia has revealed that fees will jump by 30 per cent under a Federal Government plan to deregulate higher education. It is the first tertiary institution in Australia to reveal its fee structure under deregulation. ... [Published Professional Educator - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 4 reports

Uni to hike fees 30pc if deregulation gets green light

The University of Western Australia has revealed that fees will jump by 30 per cent under a Federal Government plan to deregulate higher education.It is the first tertiary institution in Australia to reveal its fee structure under deregulation.The university ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 23 2014]

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Conservation talk [Published Conservation Council WA - 1 hour ago]
VCs ride the salary gravy train [Published The Australian - 6 hours ago]
Animal ethics founder on question of consciousness [Published WA Today - 10 hours ago]
Study finds delayed ADHD diagnosis hampers scho... [Published Examiner.com - 20 hours ago]
The price Aboriginal children paid at Retta Dixon [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 22 hours ago]
Climate change model developed [Published Geelong Advertiser - 22 hours ago]
Ecstasy use affects ability to detect faces, sh... [Published Medical Xpress - 23 hours ago]
After Silicon [Published Campaign Asia-Pacific - Sep 29 2014]
Plenty more fish in the sea: Omega-3 may boost ... [Published Nutra Ingredients - Sep 29 2014]
The complex journey from stem cell to blood cell [Published LabOnline - Sep 29 2014]
IN PROFILE / Matt Delroy-Carr [Published Indesignlive.com - Sep 29 2014]
In Defence Of Only Children [Published Business Insider Australia - Sep 29 2014]
NATSEM: UWA model would lift uni debt for women... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 28 2014]
Business backs monitoring uni fees [Published The Australian - Sep 28 2014]
MyFireWatch brings better bushfire information ... [Published Prime 7 - Sep 28 2014]
"Perpetrators of atrocities go unpunished" [Published Haveeru Daily Online - Sep 27 2014]
Sand dunes reveal biodiversity secrets in Austr... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 27 2014]
Gold Coast university students signing up for a... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 27 2014]
Western Waagyls' dreamtime run at National Indi... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Dunes Reveal Biodiversity Secrets (9/25/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 26 2014]
Woodside’s $10m boost for UWA engineers [Published PetroleumNews.net - Sep 26 2014]
Three Minute Thesis final [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
Children behaving badly [Published Herald Sun - Sep 26 2014]
Deakin researcher helps develop new way to pred... [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
TVGSC- The Vascular & General Surgery Centre [Published AngloInfo - Sep 26 2014]
$100k degrees won't happen, says University of ... [Published NineMSN Finance - Sep 25 2014]
Dunes reveal biodiversity secrets [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 25 2014]
Why university fee deregulation will leave us w... [Published Business Spectator - Sep 25 2014]
The Changing Standards for Eye Protection [Published Mivision - Sep 25 2014]
Solved: free childcare! [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 25 2014]
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Elsevier and Australasian Research Management S... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 18 2014]
17 young scientists honoured at the 2014 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Sydney, September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products ...
Kirkland & Ellis expands global restructuring p... [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 10 2014]
Kirkland & Ellis has appointed Neil McDonald as a partner in the Hong Kong office. McDonald will join Kirkland’s restructuring practice group. PRESS RELEASE Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Neil McDonald will join the Firm as a ...
Half the remains of slain Vikings in England ar... [Published Boing Boing - Sep 03 2014]
In Warriors and women: the sex ratio of Norse migrants to eastern England up to 900 AD , published in 2011 in Early Medieval Europe 19/3, Medievalists from the University of Western Australia survey the remains of fallen Vikings found in eastern England ...
First Bauxite Corporation Announces Change of P... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 21 2014]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 21, 2014) - First Bauxite Corporation ("FBX" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:FBX)(FRANKFURT:FBI)(BERLIN:FBI) today announced that effective immediately Mr. Alan Roughead has replaced Mr. Hilbert Shields as President ...
Australia Conducts World's Largest Chickpea Exp... [Published CropBiotech Update - Aug 20 2014]
Researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA)'s Institute of Agriculture are conducting the world's largest chickpea experiment on drought resistance. The project, led by Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique aims to understand how chickpea ...
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