UWA Podiatric Surgery Clinic opens

Monday, 8 August 2011

A new Podiatric Surgery Clinic at The University of Western Australia will encourage clinical research in podiatric surgery, offer reduced fees for elective foot surgery patients and provide much-needed training for postgraduate students.

UWA and AMCOM sign $9 million partnership

Monday, 25 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's computing power and storage capacity will be boosted through a new partnership with telecommunications and datacentres provider Amcom.

UWA graduates make their mark in stone

Friday, 15 July 2011

More than 100 graduates returned to The University of Western Australia's historic Oak Lawn today for the launch of a new project to celebrate the University's first 100 years and benefit female students.

Clearer view for Zadko Telescope to find new planets

Thursday, 14 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Gingin-based Zadko Telescope will get a clearer view thanks to an agreement signed between UWA and the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) that enhances the partnership between these two organisations.

UWA hosts biggest anthropology conference in southern hemisphere

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

The biggest anthropology conference to be held in the southern hemisphere has attracted more than 500 delegates from 30 countries.

Winthrop Professor Izan Izan

UWA teachers achieve national recognition

Monday, 27 June 2011

Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Joe Sandon distributes reminders to switch off and save energy

Green Building program launched on Crawley campus

Monday, 6 June 2011

Staff are taking action to improve the sustainability of their workplace as part of the University's Green Building Program, launched in May.

The Sustainable Development section of Facilities Management are working with self-nominated Sustainability Coordinators to reduce the environmental impact and resources consumption of each participating building.

Programs in energy and water use, waste reduction and recycling, paper consumption, responsible purchasing, building ambience and transport will be introduced.

Winthrop Professor Philippa Maddern

Emotional opening of Centre

Monday, 30 May 2011

A $24.25 million Centre of Excellence in the History of the Emotions at The University of Western Australia will be opened next week.

UWA wins funding for affordable student housing

Monday, 28 March 2011

The University of Western Australia will build new accommodation for up to 1000 students over the next two years under an Australian Government scheme for affordable housing.

Construction of the UWA Albany Sciences Centre begins

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

A ceremony to mark the commencement of construction for The University of Western Australia's new $6.2 million Sciences Centre will be held on Friday 25 March at 2pm at the UWA Albany Centre, 35 Stirling Tce.

Mr Rory Medcalf

Australia's role in the Indian Ocean region

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Perth, as Australia's only Indian Ocean facing capital, has a major role to play in this dynamic region, delegates at today's In the Zone Business Forum at The University of Western Australia were told.

Winthrop Professor Richard Weller

Planning experts discuss future vision for "big" Perth

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

With Perth's population projected to reach 3.5 million by 2050, it's time to think big about the planning challenges facing us and the policy responses needed to deal with these challenges, according to Associate Professor Paul Maginn, organiser of UWA's annual Stephenson Hepburn Oration to be held on 16 March.

Matariki Network of Universities meets at UWA

Monday, 14 February 2011

Seven leading research universities from around the world have met at The University of Western Australia to collaborate on research and teaching that will benefit the community.

Sir John Winthrop Hackett

UWA - 100 years since the hand signed the paper

Monday, 14 February 2011

The University of Western Australia this week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which established the first free university in the British Empire.

UWA Pavilion project photo courtesy Nic Montagu

Art meets emergency shelter at UWA

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

An emergency shelter designed for disaster areas and remote communities will remain in front of Winthrop Hall at The University of Western Australia until Monday 11 April.

Ocean scientists to investigate humpback whales' Kimberley nursery

Friday, 14 January 2011

Researchers from the Oceans Institute within The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are to embark on a three-week field trip to one of WA's most remote regions to investigate ocean circulation and its influence on the ecology of Camden Sound in the Kimberley.

LIGO-Australia Gingin site

Black hole observatory one step closer

Monday, 6 December 2010

Five leading Australian universities have joined together to seek funding for a major international gravitational wave observatory in Australia (LIGO-Australia).

Electric Lotus in drive for sustainable transport future

Friday, 19 November 2010

A high-performance sports car, converted to run on renewable energy with a maximum speed of around 200km/hour and a range of 110km, was launched at The University of Western Australia today.

Funding ensures UWA continues to serve the community

Thursday, 18 November 2010

The quality of research at The University of Western Australia has again been recognised in national funding this week.

Expert urges Perth to follow Europe's lead and get moving

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Perth would become a healthier city where people would rely less on cars, even ‘green' ones,  and more on ‘active transportation' - a combination of public transport, walking and cycling - if  researchers at The University of Western Australia had their way.