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Kim Scott

Scott wins second Miles Franklin award

Thursday, 23 June 2011

A PhD graduate from The University of Western Australia, Kim Scott, has won Australia's most illustrious literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, for the second time.

According to Kununurra's Christian Bloecker, a major hurdle for the Ord Valley c

Christian devoted to the Ord

Friday, 17 June 2011

Eighteen months after graduating with double degrees of Bachelors of Science in Agriculture and Economics from The University of Western Australia (UWA), 26 year old Kununurra born Christian Bloecker now manages his family’s 950 hectare farm in the Ord River Irrigation Area.

Jackie McArthur and Anna Rakoczy

UWA Law Graduates win Rhodes and Fulbright

Thursday, 16 June 2011

UWA law graduates continue the extraordinary record the Law School has established for producing young graduates of exceptional ability.

Dr Hilde Tubex

Outstanding researcher takes up a prestigious ARC Future Fellowship with Crime Research Centre

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Dr Hilde Tubex will take up her recently awarded Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship in the Faculty of Law’s Crime Research Centre on 1st August.

Applications for Academic Position in Soil Characterisation now open

Friday, 3 June 2011

An academic position in Soil Characterisation has recently been advertised. Please see https://www.his.admin.uwa.edu.au/jobvacs/external/academic/ads.htm for details. Closing date for applications is 24 June 2011.

Memorial fund embodies life focus

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

High school students from Peel and the South-West will have the chance to experience life as a UWA student and consider a career in science, thanks to a memorial fund established by Alcoa of Australia.

School of Music lecturer wins prestigious Art Music Award

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The School of Music is proud to announce that James Ledger, a lecturer in composition studies, won a 2011 Art Music Award for his orchestral piece "Chronicles" in the category of "Work of the Year:  Orchestral".  

Autumn trifecta for UWA Law Alumni

Monday, 18 April 2011

Honorary Degrees of Doctor of Laws were awarded in the recent Autumn graduation ceremony.

2011 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Monday, 18 April 2011

A fourth-year Law/Commerce student with a strong commitment to helping the less fortunate has been awarded this year's Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

From the book: Market Street Fremantle (Photo Moderne)

Our alumni feature in Fremantle fight

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

"It is dusk, after a hot summer afternoon in 1973. Les Lauder, the feisty Fremantle community activist, is returning to his home in Ellen Street ... He is in for a shock."