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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.