Image credit: Patricia Piccinini, Protein lattice, Subset - Red Portrait, 1997

DeMonstrable exhibition marks 20 years since the 'earmouse'

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

In October 1995 the BBC science program Tomorrow’s World aired striking footage of a mouse with a human ear growing on its back. This vilified and celebrated living object became one of the defining images of the late 20th century and a symbol of our increasing capacity to shape and alter living bodies.


Elise Blumann Rottnest Lighthouse

Final days for one-time-only Elise Blumann Exhibition

Friday, 11 September 2015

Perth audiences are running out of time to see a unique collection of works by German émigré artist Elise Blumann, many of which will soon be returned to private owners.

Barry J Marshall Science Library

UWA Science Library renamed in Nobel Laureate's honour

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Ten years after Professor Barry Marshall’s Nobel Prize, The University of Western Australia has renamed its Science Library in his honour.

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton

UWA pays tribute to historian Geoffrey Bolton

Friday, 4 September 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of distinguished historian Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 83.


People Power Challenges Malaysia’s PM, But Change From Within Most Likely - Graham Brown writes for The Conversation

Friday, 4 September 2015

Graham Brown, Professor of International Development at the University of Western Australia, writes for The Conversation on the topic  People power challenges Malaysia’s PM, but change from within most likely

Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.


UWA pays tribute to 'Larrikin Angel' Veronica Brady

Friday, 21 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Veronica Brady, former Professor of Literature at UWA, Catholic nun and tireless campaigner for Indigenous rights, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 86.


Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.

Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.

Ashley Smith

UWA clarinet soloist wins Art Music Performance of the Year Award

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Clarinet soloist from The University of Western Australia Ashley Smith has won ‘Performance of the Year’ at the prestigious 2015 Art Music Awards in Sydney.