University News


Bianca Howard, Grace Pilchta and Declan Scott

UWA shares Indigenous knowledge

Monday, 15 October 2012

By Aleta Johnston

Artlines, iPads and chalkdust

Monday, 15 October 2012

Hundreds of brilliantly coloured drawings and postcards are swamping the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery and Berndt Museum.

David Pannell at a reunion with his 1980s band The Bargains

David’s choice

Monday, 15 October 2012

Recently elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Winthrop Professor David Pannell must occasionally wonder what his life might have been like if he’d chosen another path.

Celine Gaudin, Michael Rafferty and Rose Cunningham

Round and round and round and round the world

Monday, 15 October 2012

About 400 UWA stompers trekked around the world eight times from May to September – and lost a total of 198kg in the process.

Felicity Sheedy-Ryan

Flick takes gold

Monday, 15 October 2012

Human Movement graduate Felicity Sheedy-Ryan has been crowned only the third Australian woman to win the ITU Duathlon World Championship in Nancy, France recently.

Green hairstreak butterfly

Butterfly wings a clue to cancer detection

Monday, 15 October 2012

A combination of butterfly wings, vibrating mechanical beams and lasers to help detect lung cancer?

Charles McComb

Explosive love story marks diamond anniversary

Monday, 15 October 2012

GRADS (Graduate Dramatic Society) is rehearsing one of the most difficult and controversial plays of its 60-year history: M.Butterfly.

Get growing for men’s health

Monday, 15 October 2012

Movember is coming and is a great time for men (and women!) to get involved with supporting a good cause and having some fun at the same time.

Serious monkey business

Monday, 15 October 2012

A Swiss primatologist who arrived at UWA in April to work in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology probably won’t mind too much if his students start ‘monkeying around’ occasionally in class.

Chinese students enjoying WA

Connecting with China through UWA Extension

Monday, 15 October 2012

UWA Extension is always looking for new ways to connect the University with communities and recently extended that reach to China.

Twenty agricultural students from South China Agriculture University visited and studied for four weeks in July and August. They were keen to improve their English and wanted to experience Australia’s culture, environment and our challenging farming practices. They got more than they asked for.