An international research team led by The University of Western Australia is about to unlock an unprecedented 45,000-year history from the unique archaeological time capsule that is Barrow Island, one of the largest islands lying off Australia's north-west coast.
Rock Art archaeologist, Adjunct Associate Professor June Ross from The University of Western Australia, will reveal the findings of a three-year archaeological project in the northwest Kimberley at a public lecture on Thursday 15 November 2012.
A new book that explains how close Australia came to being a French colony instead of British will be launched on Friday at The University of Western Australia by the wife of the Governor of Western Australia, Mrs Tonya McCusker.
‘For me, a poem is an activist thing, and every poem is an act of responsibility,' says this year's winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry, Professor John Kinsella from The University of Western Australia.
An education forum backed by The University of Western Australia will discuss how to boost Chinese language and cultural competency in WA as a way to strengthen bilateral ties with Australia's biggest trading partner.
Ashley Smith, an Honours graduate from The University of Western Australia's School of Music, has laid claim to the title "musical genius" in winning the prestigious MCA Freedman Fellowship for classical music.
Richard Holloway resigned controversially as Bishop of Edinburgh in 2000 due to his growing disillusionment with religion. The former head of the Scottish Episcopal Church will talk about his turbulent relationship with religion at The University of Western Australia soon.
Worldwide growth in the resources industry and greater awareness of archaeological heritage has driven the development of a new masters course in archaeology to be offered from next year at The University of Western Australia.
A PhD psychology student who is investigating why boys develop language at a slower rate than girls will represent The University of Western Australia in the 2012 Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis challenge.