Shaun Tan hope for Oscar success

Thursday, 27 January 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Shaun Tan's animated feature The Lost Thing has been nominated for an Oscar.

UWA Business School Welcomes demèter wealth management to Corporate Circle

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce demèter wealth management (dwm) as the newest member of its Silver Corporate Circle.

The partnership was formalised in an agreement signed on 22 December 2010 between Acting Dean of the Business School, Winthrop Professor Izan, and Ms Geraldine Scott, Principal of demèter wealth management.

Laurentia McKessar top law student

Laurentia McKessar tops law in 2010

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Laurentia McKessar is ranked as the top law graduate in 2010. She was the recipient of a number of prizes including the Hackett Foundation Alumni Honours scholarship and the Mallesons Stephen Jaques Prize for the best honours dissertation in 2009.

Shaun Tan's "The lost thing" shortlisted for an Oscar

Friday, 17 December 2010

UWA graduate Shaun Tan's animated feature "The Lost Thing" has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

UWA awarded largest ever research grant to Humanities

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

The French Revolution, the end of World War II, the death of Princess Diana - all events in history characterised by towering emotion.  Are the same emotions felt by people across the globe and across the centuries? How do emotions change over time? To what extent do emotions influence social, political and economic development?

University of Western Australia ties up with RV College of Engineering

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

To facilitate collaboration in teaching and research as well as exchange of ideas and knowledge, the University of Western Australia has tied up with Bangalore-based RV College of Engineering.

Sladjana Mijailovic, one of the Dreamcatcher recipients

Dream solutions for people with disabilities

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Nine teams of engineering students from The University of Western Australia have unveiled their "dream" solutions for people living with a disability.

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Friday, 3 December 2010

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants-in-aid for the two-year period 2011-2012, with a funding allocation of $935,000 to: 

Retiring Winthrop Professor John Taplin: Part Two

Thursday, 2 December 2010

After nearly 20 years teaching at The University of Western Australia Business School, Winthrop Professor John Taplin will retire at the end of the year. In part one of our exclusive interview, Taplin reflected on his academic achievements. Now, in part two, he recalls the building of the Mandurah railway line and argues that a CBD congestion charge is inevitable for Perth.

Building the Mandurah railway

Retiring Winthrop Professor John Taplin: Part One

Thursday, 2 December 2010

After nearly 20 years teaching at The University of Western Australia Business School, Winthrop Professor John Taplin will retire at the end of the year. That doesn't, however, mean that he'll be retiring to a quiet life. From the beginning of 2011, John will take up the position of emeritus professor, and here he talks candidly about his time at UWA, his work in the area of transport and the challenges of initiating the Mandurah railway line.