New research from The University of Western Australia has shown that the growing popularity of household and business solar panels could produce 85 per cent of Perth’s electricity demand by 2050 and be the major contributor to reaching 100 per cent renewable energy.
Find out more about what makes us happy, how poor mental health can affect children’s development and how much of the universe we can reproduce using computer simulation during The University of Western Australia’s Research Week.
A student from The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts has been awarded a prestigious 2016 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship for his proposal on ‘Weaving the Urban Fabric: Examining the Significance of Community’.
Valentine’s Day enthusiasts should 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.
Perth International Arts Festival 2016 has kicked off with the unveiling of the new Festival home at Elizabeth Quay and a spectacular opening weekend featuring a stellar cast of Western Australian artists.
Staff, students and graduates from The University of Western Australia are celebrating their role in the design of Elizabeth Quay, supporting lead architect Ashton Raggatt McDougall (ARM).
Located in Perth on the Swan River, the Elizabeth Quay development will reconnect Perth city with the Swan River to create a dynamic new entertainment and leisure precinct, set around a stunning inlet.
Twelve students from The University of Western Australia (UWA) are part of teams that came first, second and third in the State Government’s inaugural [design] ability Affordable Housing Design Competition, announced last week.
Fifty Indigenous Year 12 students from around metropolitan Perth and from as far north as Kununurra and as far south as Albany will come to The University of Western Australia next week for a leadership seminar.
A team from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) is among just six groups to have their submission shortlisted in the international architectural competition to design the proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki, Finland.
Government and the electricity industry must act now to prepare for the inevitable impact of increased private solar on the State's electricity network or risk a death spiral of network disruptions and rising costs over the coming decade, according to the author of a new study into WA's electricity future.
If you’ve ever wanted to master the full range of concepts, methods, and practices involved in the specialised field of architectural conservation, the Faculty will be offering a new Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation starting in 2015.
UWA students Sophia Lunn (Art History) and Tamara Glick (Architecture) recently took part in an exciting regional work placement as a part of their studies in art history. They stayed in desert communities in the east Pilbara, working with Martumili artists.
UWA Publishing (UWAP) has just published a new collection of cross disciplinary essays called Out of Place Gwalia co-edited by Winthrop Professor Bill Taylor, Assistant Professor Philip Goldswain and Dr Nicole Sully (University of Queensland and UWA alumnus).
Sixty high-achieving Year 12 students from around the State were the first to trial The University of Western Australia's latest initiative to help arm school leavers with a better understanding of the opportunities available to them to enhance their professional futures.
In a WA first, the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at The University of Western Australia (UWA) and the City of Subiaco have collaborated to create art in the form of ‘insect hotels’ – structures used to provide a nesting site for insects.
Guests at an official preview of Australia's contribution to the 2014 Venice Biennale of Architecture will discover first-hand 22 unbuilt Australian architectural projects brought to life through augmented reality in an exhibition created by a team largely based at The University of Western Australia.