Amy Barber, intern for UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

UWA Law student works as intern for the UN Advisor on Human Trafficking

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Earlier this year Amy Barber, UWA Law graduate, moved to Geneva in Switzerland to work as the intern for the Advisor on Human Trafficking, Mariana Katzarova, at the United Nations in the Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Words and pictures inspire winning music

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

A string quartet commemorating controversial Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) has won its composer a place at the Australian String Quartet's National Composer's Forum in Adelaide.

Ms Jo Horgan

Cosmetic boss to speak at Women's Trust lunch

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Graduate of The University of Western Australia and founder of cosmetics company Mecca Cosmetica, Ms Jo Horgan, will be guest speaker at the eighth UWA Centenary Trust for Women's annual lunch.

Itsara in the kitchen

“Want a job in my lab? Can you cook?”

Monday, 14 June 2010

How many chefs can tell you that sticky rice is deficient in the gene for granule bound starch synthase? Or that germinating bean sprouts are busy converting fat to sugar through the glyoxylate cycle?

Itsara Pracharoenwattana can.

Eric Knight, Scott Draper, Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod and Laith Tapper

A huge challenge to help the smallest babies.

Monday, 14 June 2010

After winning a Rhodes Scholarship and enduring the successful struggle for life by his premature baby daughter, Scott Draper is about to take another huge challenge.

Eric Knight, Scott Draper, Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod and Laith Tapper

Graduates and staff live up to high expectations

Monday, 14 June 2010

It is said that high achievement takes place in the framework of high expectation.  If we measure the success of our University by the success of our graduates and staff then we can all be proud following the accolades of the past few weeks.

Edgar Metcalfe

Metcalfe bids 'friendly' farewell

Friday, 11 June 2010

One of the driving forces behind Australian theatre for nearly half a century is about to retire to England - but not before treating local audiences one last time.

UWA launches new networking site - alumniConnect

Friday, 11 June 2010

The University of Western Australia has launched a new networking website to enable its graduates to develop greater professional and social links with the University and its alumni.

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell on UWA graduate Randolph Stow

Thursday, 3 June 2010

One of Randolph Stow's poems is titled "The Land's Meaning", and all his work might be interpreted as searching for this, suggests Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell, of UWA's School of English and Cultural Studies. Professor Haskell is also Chair of the Australia Council Literature Board.

Left to right: Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod, Eric Knight and Scott Draper

UWA graduates to tackle English Channel

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Six young Australian men, including four graduates from The University of Western Australia, are planning to swim 34km across the English Channel in July to raise funds for a charity that is close to their hearts.