Audrey Appudurai launches first SymbioticA PhD grad show

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Cernentia: exploring the visual perception of lungfishes without eyes

Audrey Appudurai's graduating exhibition will be the first PhD show from SymbioticA's academic programme.

Audiences are invited to experience the visual world of a group of Australian lungfishes born without external eyes.

Gemma Johnston

UWA celebrates NAIDOC Week

Monday, 6 July 2015

As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night.

When Allies “Misspeak” - Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs on the topic of When Allies “Misspeak”

Evidence Of Oldest Human Occupation In Mid-West Discovered

Friday, 5 June 2015

A rock shelter in the Weld Range provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, a research project partnered between The University of Western Australia and Wajarri Traditional Owners has discovered.

New Africa Research Cluster Launch

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The vision of developing high quality and ethical Africa-focused research at UWA to help address the continent's challenges and harness its opportunities, promote the University's research and build new collaborations with Africa has been the driving force behind the establishment of a new Africa Research Cluster, formally launched on the 'Africa Day' anniversary, 25 May.

Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad? - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad? - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation on the topic Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad?

Andrew Styan awarded $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg art prize

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

The prestigious $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize, a bequest to The University of Western Australia, has been awarded to emerging, mature-age graduate Andrew Styan for his work The Bell Buoy.

Dr Catherine Noske

New editor for Westerly

Friday, 24 April 2015

The Westerly Centre is happy to announce that Dr Catherine Noske has just joined The University of Western Australia as the new editor of Westerly magazine.

Dr Noske joins Westerly from Monash University where she completed a PhD in creative writing last year. She has held a Residential Fellowship at Varuna (National Writers' House), won the A.D. Hope Prize of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, and was a Visiting Research Scholar in the Writing Programme at Warwick University, UK.

Megan Barbetti performing in the awards concert

Awards Ceremony 2014 - 2015

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The 100th Annual AMEB Awards Ceremony was held on 9 March in the Octagon Theatre at The University of Western Australia. To open the occasion, a selection of talented award winners and diplomates performed. Presentation of the 2014 awards took place following the concert.