University of Western Australia

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Name: University of Western Australia
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Reprogramming improves the brain

A team of French and Australian researchers has found that electromagnetic stimulation could be used to alter brain organisation in humans that would make the brain work better.The scientists were able to demonstrate that weak sequential electromagnetic ... [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

“The Fortunate Child” Takes a Stand for the Less Privileged

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Born into the upper class of the Indian caste system, Archana Mishra is part of the 25 percent of Indians who represent the country around the world. Even though she has been able to travel, attain an education and gain a global perspective, ... [Published India New England - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

After Rotherham, should it be mandatory to report abuse fears?

As the police and local authorities stand accused of failing to protect more than 1,400 children in Rotherham, the former director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer has called for the introduction of mandatory reporting of suspected abuse.How can a ... [Published The Week UK - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Groups, communities help new parents cope: studies

Parenthood is a significant life transition; a time often experienced by new parents as overwhelming and emotionally and physically exhausting - and new research into families in Perth's newer suburbs suggests that mothers' groups and play groups play ... [Published Health Canal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Surveying for the future

UNIVERSITY of Western Australia students will be conducting research in the Shire of Moora. UNIVERSITY of Western Australia students will be conducting research in the Shire of Moora, thanks to a new collaboration from UWA and the Wheatbelt Development ... [Published Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Effective way to control stable fly

RESEARCH undertaken by the Department of Agriculture and Food and the University of Western Australia has identified some chemical-free options proving effective in controlling stable fly in vegetable crops. RESEARCH undertaken by the Department of Agriculture ... [Published Donnybrook Bridgetown Mail - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Research cuts would devastate universities

Source:ABC Online (blog)The University of Western Australia vice chancellor Paul Johnson says that cuts to university research funding would be devastating for the sector. It comes after Education Minister Christopher Pyne flagged possible cuts to university ... [Published Professional Educator - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Endangered fish swims back from brink

The Department of Fisheries and the University of Western Australia have cooperated in breeding the critically endangered Western Trout Minnow.Principal Research Scientist at the Department of Fisheries, Craig Lawrence said it was a major breakthrough ... [Published PSNews - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Airline emissions are set to rise – and people are threatening to sue

No matter what the aviation industry does to reduce emissions, it will be outweighed by growth in air travel, according to a new analysis. Growth will trump emissions cuts even if significant (and contentious…AuthorAssociate Professor, Law School at University ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Australian Laureate Fellows announced

The 2014 Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellowships have been announced by Minister for Education Christopher Pyne.The scheme supports groundbreaking, internationally competitive research that builds Australia’s research capacity. ... [Published LabOnline - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

PhD on modernising church counselling a winner

A snapshot of a doctoral study on modernising the counselling skills of Samoan pastors won the finals of the Three-Minute Thesis competition at Massey University.Alesana Pala’amo beat eight other finalists and captivated the judges with his presentation ... [Published Spasifik Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

UWA axes its master of nursing science degree

Source:ABC OnlineThe University of Western Australia is defending the cancellation of a nursing course, saying it is not viable and there is an oversupply of nurses. The master of nursing science postgraduate degree, which takes two ... "The faculty have ... [Published Professional Educator - Aug 25 2014]

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"There are many bacteria in fresh water that could more commonly cause infection of a wound, for example, Aeromonas species, Pseudomonas species, Pleisiomonas species and Edwardsiella tarda" Dr Hart says
Responding to the 'Penn State scandal', Washington Lawyer said it exposed "the problems inherent in the web of complicated laws defining the scope of who must expose child abuse" . But on the other hand, "child advocates" felt the case highlighted need to increase the number of "mandatory reporters" - the professionals like doctors...
"Feeling isolated and disconnected can be more common in newer suburbs on the urban fringe, where there is often a long lag between families with young children moving in, and the establishment of important community infrastructure such as community centres, local shops and other places that families can go to locally" Ms Strange said
"That's the most disturbing finding," Farh said, "because it's not just about individual victims now, it's about creating a context where everybody suffers, regardless of whether you were individually abused or not."

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Reprogramming improves the brain [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
Your microbiome is shared with your family ... ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 29 2014]
News story: High Commissioner announces 2014 Ch... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 29 2014]
Indigenous scholars awarded for academic excell... [Published Australian Government - Aug 29 2014]
FIRST BAUXITE : appoints new CEO News Releases ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 29 2014]
“The Fortunate Child” Takes a Stand for the Les... [Published India New England - Aug 28 2014]
Researchers encounter rare chlorella infection [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 28 2014]
After Rotherham, should it be mandatory to repo... [Published The Week UK - Aug 28 2014]
Groups, communities help new parents cope: studies [Published Health Canal - Aug 28 2014]
Abusive leadership infects entire team [Published Sociology Times - Aug 28 2014]
Three Detection Methods Compared for Malaria Ga... [Published Lab Medica - Aug 28 2014]
Targeted therapy one step closer in neuroblasto... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 27 2014]
Surveying for the future [Published Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
Medicines update (17) [Published Pharmacy News - Aug 27 2014]
Canola riddle solved by researchers [Published Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury - Aug 27 2014]
Effective way to control stable fly [Published Donnybrook Bridgetown Mail - Aug 27 2014]
Dead languages making a comeback [Published The Australian - Aug 26 2014]
Research cuts would devastate universities [Published Professional Educator - Aug 26 2014]
Canola research is flowering [Published LabOnline - Aug 26 2014]
WA Scientist of Year announced [Published PSNews - Aug 26 2014]
Endangered fish swims back from brink [Published PSNews - Aug 26 2014]
Airline emissions are set to rise – and people ... [Published Conversation AU - Aug 26 2014]
2014 Australian Laureate Fellows announced [Published LabOnline - Aug 26 2014]
World class agronomist boosts SCU's internation... [Published Byron Shire News - Aug 25 2014]
New Governor named, Atlas loses director (The W... [Published West Australian - Aug 25 2014]
PhD on modernising church counselling a winner [Published Spasifik Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Kerry Sanderson AO named WA's first female Gove... [Published WA Today - Aug 25 2014]
Former ports boss is first female WA governor (... [Published West Australian - Aug 25 2014]
Plastic pollution at 'alarming' levels [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 25 2014]
UWA axes its master of nursing science degree [Published Professional Educator - Aug 25 2014]
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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 ...
Less Chlorophyll to Boost Wheat Yields [Published CropBiotech Update - Jul 23 2014]
University of Western Australia (UWA) is repeating wheat experiments done five decades ago to see if lower chlorophyll levels promote greater grain yields. Adjunct Professor John Hamblin and team prepared for trials using wheat varieties with very low ...
Eighty Children Killed in MH17 Crash [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 18 2014]
A total of 80 children were among the victims killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. The Daily Mail reports that the victims included a three and five-year-old from Indonesia who died with their parents, as well ...
The latest academic research on Digital Marketing? [Published Smart Insights Blog - Jul 15 2014]
A review of the Academy of Marketing 2014 Conference The 2014 Academy of Marketing Conference took place in July in sunny Bournemouth on the south coast of the UK. Over 370 marketing educators from across the world gathered to share and discover the ...
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