A noble series of lectures

Monday, 2 November 2009

A public lecture series to allow the community to engage with Nobel Laureates from around the world has been named in honour of our Nobel Prize winners.

Joanna Wakefield

Next stop … the art gallery

Monday, 2 November 2009

It must be the only art gallery in the world which has a bus regularly drive through it.

Allergy research could lead to lunchbox freedom

Monday, 2 November 2009

Children’s allergies to peanuts have become so common that many primary schools ban peanut butter sandwiches from their students’ lunchboxes.

Google Settlement: Information for Authors

Thursday, 22 October 2009

You may have heard about the Google settlement in the news or from publishing organisations. Google had scanned a large number of books and made sections of them available on the internet without permission from authors or publishers - they argued that this was acceptable under the ‘fair use' provisions in the US, but authors and publishers collectively sued Google for breach of copyright laws. The settlement reached means that at least US$60 will be paid out for each book as compensation. This only relates to books scanned prior to 5th January 2009.

Associate Professor Suzanne Wijsman

Musician intrigued by little people of the book

Monday, 19 October 2009

The chance discovery of a tiny 15th century manuscript nine years ago has changed the direction of Suzanne Wijsman’s research.

UWA has joined the international sailing scene with the launch of its first Foun

America's Cup legacy ensures smooth sailing

Monday, 5 October 2009

UWA has joined the international sailing scene with the launch of its first Foundation 36 yacht.

Graduation gowns help women to learn

Monday, 5 October 2009

Behind the shining young graduates who grace the Winthrop Hall stage on graduation night, there is a dedicated team of women who have made sure they look just right.

New Indian Ocean views

Monday, 5 October 2009

A new international journal on Indian Ocean issues is headed up by a UWA academic.

Professor Garry Lee

The science behind a sausage

Monday, 5 October 2009

Food and cooking has become one of the nation's favourite pastimes.

Now food science, the technology that underpins it all, is becoming the next big thing.

Poet influences Australian writing

Monday, 5 October 2009

Dennis Haskell, English and Cultural Studies Professor, is the new Chair of the Australia Council Literature Board.

As such, he is in a powerful position to influence the direction of Australian literature.