Bharti Kher Cloud Walker

Bharti Kher opens first Australian solo exhibition at UWA

Friday, 12 February 2016

Internationally acclaimed artist Bharti Kher will open her first Australian solo exhibition next Friday at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery for the Perth International Arts Festival.

Herbicide hunt

Common antibiotic inspires hunt for new herbicide

Friday, 12 February 2016

Plant biologists at The University of Western Australia have discovered that the commonly used antibiotic ciprofloxacin, which kills bacteria, also kills plants by blocking the DNA copying machinery of the plants.

Valentines Day

Valentines should give thanks to Chaucer on Sunday says UWA

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Valentine’s Day enthusiasts should take a moment on 14 February to give credit to English poet Geoffrey Chaucer according to The University of Western Australia, with the famous writer believed to be the first person to associate the day with romantic love.

PIAF 2016

PIAF opens today with new hub at Elizabeth Quay

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Perth International Arts Festival 2016 kicks off today with the unveiling of the gorgeous new Festival home at Elizabeth Quay and a spectacular opening weekend featuring a stellar cast of Western Australian artists.

David Blair

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

Thursday, 11 February 2016

In a world first, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos.

Hidden galaxies

Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor.

Kelly Neill

WA's gas reservation policy a drag on State economy

Monday, 8 February 2016

Western Australia’s gas reservation policy is costing the State economy up to $1.1 billion each year, according to a UWA researcher. 

Elizabeth Quay

Elizabeth Quay - UWA's contribution to a new city icon

Friday, 29 January 2016

Today marks the opening of Perth’s iconic waterfront development Elizabeth Quay, and staff, students and graduates from The University of Western Australia are celebrating their role in its design, supporting lead architect Ashton Raggatt McDougall (ARM).

Perth Writers Festival

Perth Writers Festival launches 2016 program

Thursday, 14 January 2016

The 2016 Perth Writers Festival will take place between 18 and 21 February at The University of Western Australia and brings together writers, artists, thinkers, provocateurs and innovators from around the globe for a stimulating and inspiring literary weekend.

Baritone Andrew Foote

First Annual Christmas Concert at UWA

Monday, 21 December 2015

The University of Western Australia’s School of Music will hold its first annual Christmas concert on Tuesday 22 December 2015.