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.
Using plants to discover new drugs, digital technologies to transfer Indigenous knowledge, and molecules to build digital memory are just some of the projects at The University of Western Australia that attracted more than $4.5 million in raw funding from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowships scheme.
Handel's Nine German Arias (Neun Deutsche Arien) were written in around 1725, in somewhat mysterious circumstances. We do not know the singer for whom they were composed, nor the exact instrumentation originally used; they are scored for soprano, another treble instrument, and basso continuo.