University News


Students learning about water-birds' habitats

A sense of the Swan

Monday, 12 November 2012

A United Nations initiative is introducing Perth teenagers to historical, cultural, scientific and artistic perspectives of the Swan River.

David Rickards is welcomed to Paruku by Hanson Pye

Desert wetland inspires project

Monday, 12 November 2012

The work of UWA scientists, Indigenous artists and benevolent alumni will come together in exhibitions in Alice Springs and Nevada over the next few years.

David Tyrrell-Clark

The power to ride to work

Monday, 12 November 2012

The University is providing free parking and free fuel for up to 16 staff or students … as long as you ride an electric bike.

Vipul Agarwal, Dominic Ho and Swaminatha Iyer

Nano-materials for human health

Monday, 12 November 2012

Two PhD candidates’ research is being enriched by fellowships from the Australian Nanotechnology Network.

Peter Leeman and Carolyn Williams

Beating cancer on bicycles

Monday, 12 November 2012

It was a weekend for inspiration, not just perspiration.

Sports support overseas schools

Monday, 12 November 2012

African students and their friends and families have raised $9,500 for schools in Malawi.

Darryl Kirk, Greg Couzens and Linc Schmitt with Bill Louden

Volunteers keep our campuses safe

Monday, 12 November 2012

Children, cadavers and chemicals may not seem related but they all have associated risks. These risks, and the policies and practices in place at UWA to deal with them, were some of the reasons behind the awarding of the annual UWA Safety Awards.

Fat Man’s story of fit men and women

Monday, 12 November 2012

Like most teenagers, a long-legged teenager from Northam High School enjoyed the O-Week activities in 1943.

Starry night for UWA researchers

Monday, 5 November 2012

The night when the winners were crowned in the 2012 Western Australian Scientist of the Year Awards was a starry one for our University, with a UWA program and researchers taking out five of the seven categories.

Mathima Valley brother and sister carrying water

Thirst-busting geophysics

Monday, 5 November 2012

By Sally-Ann Jones

On his latest field trip in an arid East African valley, Research Associate Professor Jeffrey Shragge met a woman who wakes at 2am every second morning to walk 20km with her donkey to fetch fresh water for her family. She gets home at 10am.