Scholarship recipients recognise Clough's vision

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The recipients of a pioneering engineering scholarship program established by one of WA's foremost engineers, Dr Harold Clough, will have the opportunity to salute their benefactor at The University of Western Australia tonight.

Why WAHRI when you're on a good thing?

Thursday, 25 March 2010

In the past 10 years 38 agricultural science graduates have successfully completed fourth year honours research projects with The University of Western Australia (UWA) based Western Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI).

To celebrate the achievement, a reunion of former honours students was held at UWA’s Institute of Agriculture last week. 

Marshall scholarships boost science studies at UWA

Monday, 15 March 2010

A science scholarship program set up to honour Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and his partner Adrienne is helping forge a strong relationship between the Republic of Korea and The University of Western Australia.

Tuart tree planted to commemorate four decades of friendship

Friday, 12 March 2010

Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, Professor Alan Robson, paid tribute yesterday to a support group that, over four decades, helped hundreds of University families find their feet.

Robert Mazza

Another UWA law graduate joins the Supreme Court Bench

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

University of WA graduate, Robert Mazza, will become the newest Supreme Court judge in March after six years as a District Court judge and a long career as a criminal lawyer.

Marianne Mackay of Parmelia

New voice for indigenous people

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Marianne Mackay, who is studying law at UWA, is a member of a group starting a new political party to represent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Stellar line-up at UWA Autumn Graduations

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

More than 2,000 graduands will receive bachelor degrees, diplomas, Masters and higher degrees in nine ceremonies over three weeks at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 25.

Grads turn up the heat on Macbeth

Friday, 12 February 2010

Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.

UWA Jessup - Australian Champions

Monday, 8 February 2010

UWA has won the Australian National Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition this year.

UWA defeated Bond University's team in the semi final, securing its place representing Australia in the International Rounds in Washington DC.

Afterwards, UWA defeated the Australian National University in a close Grand Final moot, which took place in Court 1 of the High Court. Justice Gummow of the High Court presided over the Grand Final. Last year, UWA was Australian Runner-Up.

Profs. Geoff Laerent, Alan Robson and Dame Kay Davies with David MacKinlay

London and NY events showcase UWA research

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

The UK committee of UWA’s Science Futures Foundation (SFF) hosted an outstanding dinner in London to showcase the ongoing achievements of the Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences.

 

The event attracted prestigious alumni, distinguished academics and industry representatives, and featured guest speaker Professor Dame Kay Davies