Nov 24, 2010

Agreement to Protect Kimberley Rock-Art Heritage

The University of Western Australia and the philanthropic body Kimberley Foundation Australia have joined forces to protect the unique and spectacular rock-art of the Kimberley region.

Nov 22, 2010

University of Southampton Vice – Chancellor Don Nutbeam Named Honorary Professor by Nanjing University

On November 15 Prof. Dr. Don Nutbeam, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, received the honorary professorship from Nanjing University when attending the International Forum on Contagious Diseases and Public Health hosted by the Center for Public Health Research, Nanjing University.

Nov 19, 2010

Grant Opportunities for International Health Links

The British Council and THET are pleased to announce a third round of funding for the International Health Links Funding Scheme (IHLFS)
IHLFS is offering project grants of up to £15,000 for one year to support existing links to develop and prepare a needs assessment, refine plans for a larger initiative or to pursue modest development programmes.

Nov 19, 2010

Internationalization of Higher Education – past, present and future

The report of the International Association of Universities (IAU) 3rd Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education is now available.

Nov 17, 2010

Universities UK announces Prof Eric Thomas as President for 2011-2013

Universities UK announces Prof Eric Thomas, VC at the University of Bristol and Director on WUN’s Partnership Board, as President for 2011-2013.

Nov 15, 2010

International Workshop at York on Education in Emergencies

International scholars will gather this week for a major symposium hosted by the University of York focusing on the role of education in recovery and development of crisis-torn societies.

Nov 12, 2010

UWA’s Kristen Nowak Wins Young Tall Poppy of the Year Science Award

One of Western Australia’s top young scientists who has been instrumental in leading research towards a cure for Floppy Baby Syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, has won the inaugural Western Australia Young Tall Poppy Science Award.

Nov 10, 2010

Voice research laboratory established at the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney this week cements its role as a leader in the area of voice research with the official opening of the state-of-the-art Voice Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Nov 09, 2010

Shark Eye Research Gives Insight Into Ocean Health

New research on how sharks see may help explain the relationship between other aquatic life and their environments and provide a benchmark for the health of our oceans.

Nov 09, 2010

Study Reveals How Plants Solve Problems

A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has provided a unique insight into how the same protein plays different roles in plant and animal cells.

Nov 02, 2010

Language intervention provides educational benefits for pre-school children

A pre-school language intervention programme can significantly improve the educational lives of children with poorly developed speech and language skills, according to new research by psychologists at the University of York.