Interpretations Vol 43, July 2010 cover

Meet Philip Mead - 'Interpretations' interview by Jo Jones

Monday, 6 December 2010

Philip Mead talks to Interpretations - the Journal by the English Teachers Association of Western Australia (ETAWA)

Hugh Mackay

A Conversation with Hugh Mackay: Part One

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Hugh Mackay is a psychologist, social researcher and author of 12 books, including his 2007 social commentary, Advance Australia...Where? His latest book, What makes us tick? The ten desires that drive us, moves into the area of social psychology and explores the human emotions and needs that lie behind Australia's changing politics.

Ian Azaro does a test run with biological waste

Winners deliver the goods: A healthy life for lake people

Monday, 29 November 2010

A group of Engineering students has a Christmas present for Cambodia: the gift of clean water, healthy living and sustainable fishing for the people of Lake Ton Le Sap.

Andrew Chubb gives a traditional Chinese performance

Bringing Chinese culture to the people

Monday, 29 November 2010

A polished and hilarious performance by a new graduate and a surprise speech by the Nobel Laureate were the highlights of the opening of a new Chinese cultural centre at UWA.

Nuru Said

From refugee to research academic

Monday, 29 November 2010

Nuru Said walked for 14 days after escaping from detention in Ethiopia as a political prisoner.

A ‘pearler’ of an idea for health challenges

Monday, 29 November 2010

Pearls have become the personal signature of burns specialist Fiona Wood.

Now, the substance that forms the luminous gems may be used by Winthrop Professor Wood in her quest for functional skin regeneration after injury.

The Rock-Art Centre's archaeologists

Rock-art: the world's longest-running artistic tradition

Monday, 15 November 2010

The public campaign to protect precious Indigenous rock-art in the Pilbara and Kimberley could be somewhat of a double-edged sword.

Ed Cryer and Tammy Key high-five each other.

This is my UWA

Monday, 15 November 2010

“This is my bookstore … this is my lecture theatre … these are my pets…”

The ducks and the peacocks became the pets of international student Tammy Key in This is My UWA, the video she and Ed Cryer made to promote the University to prospective international students.

Marcia Foley

Role reversal turns to success for senior student

Monday, 15 November 2010

At the age of 87, Marcia Foley may be the oldest student to have completed a PhD at UWA. Her years set her apart from other graduate students but so does the curious phenomenon of role reversal. 

Tony Phan in his lab with Head of School Andrew Smith and Marisa de Pinho

Global partners get their teeth into stem cell research

Monday, 1 November 2010

Stem cell research will be a focus of Australia's first international translational dental science research program, based at UWA.