Students celebrate

Record-breaking researchers reach into the future

Monday, 22 March 2010

If gravity waves are eventually to be detected, then this surely is giving it the best chance ever: five physicists, all graduating this year with their PhDs, after devoting about 20 years in total to the goal.

Ethan and Graeme Fitzclarence

Family medicine begins in the bush

Monday, 22 March 2010

Two fathers and their children are studying medicine together at UWA this year. 

And all of them were admitted to the medical school through the rural program: a tribute to the work of Sue Pougnault, student support co-ordinator with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Headlong by Susan Varga

Controversial UWAP title shortlisted for prestigious award

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

UWA Publishing author Susan Varga has been shortlisted for the 2010 Barbara Jefferis Award.

Theo wins Las Vegas world pizza making competition

Friday, 12 March 2010

Theo Kalogeracos, author of the stunning pizza cookbook - Theo and Co: The Search for the Perfect Pizza - has been awarded the title of world's best pizza maker at the 2010 World Champion Pizza Making Competition in Las Vegas.

The contest consisted of a ‘blind’ bake‐off between the first and second place getters of the event’s Traditional and Non‐Traditional pizza competition categories.

The new Science Library

YouTube previews library launch

Thursday, 11 March 2010

The fame of the new Science Library spread well before its official opening last month.

The Goldfields as photographed by John Joseph Dwyer

Lens captures rise and fall

Monday, 8 March 2010

In just 20 years, whole towns in the Goldfields rose and fell.

The goldrush years from 1896 to 1917 saw buildings, machinery and people come and go in a period of rapid change and growth. It was documented by photographer John Joseph Dwyer.

His images give an honest and historical perspective, not only of the Goldfields but also the experience of transience.

Dr Kioumars Ghamkhar

Finding a future super pasture plant

Monday, 8 March 2010

Most grazing animals in Australia feed on subterranean clover.

It is the most widely-sown annual pasture legume in Australia, with estimated plantings of about 22 million hectares across the southern half of the country.

Newly-graduated podiatrist, Jonathan Ho

Graduates put their best feet forward

Monday, 8 March 2010

The first podiatrists in Australia to be trained in a Faculty of Medicine will graduate from UWA this month.

The Darwin Poems by Emily Ballou

UWA Publishing Poetry 'Highly Commended'

Monday, 8 March 2010

The Fellowship of Australian Writers has Highly Commended UWA Publishing title, The Darwin Poems, as part of their National Literary Awards.

Written by Emily Ballou, The Darwin Poems is a journey into the life of Charles Darwin through poetry. Emily separates the man from the legend, bringing to light the textures of his work and dreams, the noise and touch of his family and his inner doubts and questions.

The Darwin Poems also recently won the 2009 Wesley Michael Wright Prize for Poetry.

New online connections for alumni

Monday, 8 March 2010

UWA graduates will soon have a custom-designed form of Facebook.

alumniConnect, the new online community for graduates, will be launched next month. It is a professional and social networking site, to help alumni stay in touch with each other and the University.