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His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono

Indonesian Vice-President speaking at UWA

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

The Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono will be awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of Western Australia at a special ceremony to be held in Winthrop Hall on Thursday evening.

Research Associate Professor David Indermaur

Focus on crime and justice at UWA

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Society's responses to crime will be the focus of a talk to be given at The University of Western Australia on Friday 18 March.

Professor Marcus Feldman

$1 million prize for UWA graduate

Thursday, 3 March 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Professor Marcus Feldman, has won a prestigious international prize for his work in the evolutionary sciences.

Shaun Tan's short film wins Oscar

Monday, 28 February 2011

Artist, author and film-maker Shaun Tan has become the first graduate of The University of Western Australia to win an Oscar, Hollywood's highest accolade.

Professor Cheryl Praeger

More maths adds up to better doctors, scientists and engineers

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Just two little numbers have changed the way our world operates.

The binary code, on which all computer systems are based, uses the digits 0 and 1. Although the digital age is built on just two numbers, it needs people with a strong mathematics background to work in it and develop it.

Ian Godfrey

Where are they now? - Ian Godfrey

Thursday, 17 February 2011

Ian Godfrey
Senior Curator and Head of Department of Materials Conservation, Western Australian Museum
BSc (Honours), PhD, UWA; DipEd, Secondary Teachers’ College

My first job after graduating from UWA was as a high school teacher. Following this, I lectured in science and science education at the WA College of Advanced Education before joining the Western Australian Museum, initially as Curator of the Organic Materials Conservation.

Professor Geoff Gallop

The Enduring Value of The University of Western Australia: Professor Geoff Gallop

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Writing for the Institute of Advanced Studies in 2006 Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya described The University of Western Australia (UWA) as a "civic university".

Sir John Winthrop Hackett

UWA - 100 years since the hand signed the paper

Monday, 14 February 2011

The University of Western Australia this week celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Act of Parliament which established the first free university in the British Empire.

Power of Music 2011 Concert Series Launch

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

A balmy summer evening was the perfect backdrop for the launch of the UWA School of Music Power of Music 2011 Concert Series.  On the lawn outside the Eileen Joyce Studio last evening, the School of Music patrons, staff, students and friends celebrated the unveiling of this year's innovative programme. 

Jessup International Moot Competition winners

Law school team makes Jessup Moot finals again

Monday, 7 February 2011

For the third year in a row, UWA's Law School student team will compete in the international rounds of the Jessup International Moot Competition after successfully competing in the national finals held yesterday at the High Court of Australia in Canberra.