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Arts and Culture

Assistant Professor Clint Bracknell

Journeying back, chasing Noongar songs

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Old Noongar-language songs in the J.S. Battye Library archives will come alive again during a lecture by a young Noongar academic, historian and musician.

Ms Laura Vincent

UWA student wins 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship

Friday, 21 March 2014

A 21 year-old Indigenous Law/Arts student at The University of Western Australia is one of two national winners of the Law Council of Australia's 2014 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship.

Dr Meira Chand

Bestselling Singapore author gains UWA PhD

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

One of Singapore's favourite authors, Meira Chand, graduated with a PhD from The University of Western Australia last night.

Awards Ceremony 2013 – 2014

Monday, 17 March 2014

On 6 March, the 99th Annual AMEB Awards Ceremony was held in the Octagon Theatre at The University of Western Australia. The ceremony began with a concert which showcased the talents of a range of Diplomates and special Award Winners from 2013. After the concert, awardees were acknowledged with Certificates of Excellence, Diplomas and Special Awards.

Twist, re-constructed book by Eve Arnold

Hidden Stories - An Exhibition by Eve Arnold at UWA

Monday, 17 March 2014

Information Services at the University of Western Australia will host Hidden Stories, an exhibition of selected re-constructed books by Perth artist Eve Arnold, from 17th March until 20th June 2014.

Top result for Andy Wang in WACE music exam

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Andy Wang, piano student of Yoon Sen Lee and AMEB LMusA diplomate, achieved 100% in his WACE music exam at the end of 2013, receiving a Special Course Award and Special Certificate of Distinction from the School Curriculum and Standards Authority.

New York accolades for Jasmine Farghaly

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Jasmine Farghaly won the gold medal at the recent 2014 International Young Gifted Musicians Festival "Passion of Music 2014" in New York and has been invited to perform at New York's Carnegie Hall on 30 March at the winners' concert. She also won a second prize at the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition in New York where there were over 520 competitors.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

Top Australian scholar appointed to Chair at Harvard

Friday, 21 February 2014

A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.

Minami Uemoto receives scholarship for ensemble performance and soloist skills

Monday, 17 February 2014

Talented young musician Minami Uemoto has been awarded the Daniel Girling and John Down Music Scholarship for 2013.

Professor Kai Brodersen Braine Fellow

German classicist wins inaugural fellowship

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

A German classicist professor with an interest in inscriptions, oracles, miracle texts and interpreting the classical world for children will hold the inaugural Margaret Braine Fellowship in Classics and Ancient History at The University of Western Australia.