Richard Higgott and Diane Stone

The zone is a magnet for political expertise

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Around the time Diane Stone and Richard Higgott left The University of Warwick to come to UWA, cuts in government funding for the humanities and social sciences in the UK were announced.

Chris Rumble puts the finishing touches on another window

Return to splendour

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Three quarters of a tonne of glass and lead were installed in the window frames of Winthrop Hall over the past few weeks.

Greg Acciaioli doing fieldwork with Indigenous people on Lindu, Indonesia

Anthropologists put people into research

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Extraordinary as it may seem, the big green push button to operate copiers and printers was designed by an anthropologist studying human-machine interactions.

Campus calls it quits

Thursday, 5 May 2011

The University will go smoke-free from January 1 next year.

The ban on smoking covers all University buildings, grounds and vehicles and extends to all staff, students, visitors and contractors.

The future Vice-Chancellor and his family

Vibrant VC supports life balance

Monday, 18 April 2011

Paul Johnson approaches his work with a smile.

The man who will be our new Vice-Chancellor next year says that education and work must be enjoyable.

Development and sustainability can go hand in hand

Monday, 18 April 2011

Kindergarten kids talking about sustainability, big banks sponsoring school excursions, park rangers sharing their ideas through the United Nations: they are all exciting possibilities coming out of a new UWA collaboration.

A Kowanyama ranger helps a TRaCK researcher on the Mitchell River, Queensland

Managing water in the tropics

Monday, 18 April 2011

The health of the rivers and estuaries in Australia's tropical north has been the focus of a $30 million study over five years.

Leaf found in the ancient Bible

The secret life of leaves

Monday, 18 April 2011

Leaves found pressed between the pages of a 450-year-old Bible ... and the potential to increase plants' productivity: both present a challenge to Dr Chuck Price.

Dining scraps become a temperature gauge

Monday, 18 April 2011

New techniques applied by UWA scientists suggest that it was not the freezing temperatures of the last glaciation in Central Europe that killed off the species we know as Neanderthals.

Holy Ransom and Calvin Coyles meet children in Kenya

Student enterprise goes international

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

‘Mama Shujaa' is on the way to make life better for families living in the slums of Kenya.

The Swahili phrase meaning ‘warrior woman' is the brand name for small business enterprises that UWA students are helping Kenyan women to set up.