A young plant biologist who developed a passion for the environment when he took up surfing in primary school has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the US.
Award-winning Australian novelist Robert Drewe is one of several leading writers who will help The University of Western Australia launch its 2013 Centenary celebrations this weekend with a two-day Writers' Corner at Winthrop Hall.
A giant spaceship will hover over The University of Western Australia's Reid Library, a weird one-eyed flying creature will guard UWA's new Centenary sundial, and a swarm of space invaders will threaten the University Club - but only in ‘augmented reality'.
The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics has celebrated a 10-year partnership with leading civil and structural engineering consultancy Pritchard Francis.
High-profile business leaders joined senior executives from The University of Western Australia last night in a celebration of the University and UWA Business School at a cocktail party hosted by Business School Board Chairman Dr Mark Barnaba and his wife Paige at their home.
Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.