UWA student is Australia's peace pioneer

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

A 20-year-old Arts/Law student from The University of Western Australia, Thomas Williams of Morley, has been selected as Australia's sole representative at the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Program to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, in September.

UWA golden boys wow world in Mandarin

Friday, 27 August 2010

For the first time in the nine years of the annual international Chinese Bridge Competition, students from one class took out most of the prizes.  And The University of Western Australia classmates did so live, in front of a reality TV audience of 100 million viewers throughout China.

What's in a gnome? UWA researchers explore neighbourhood safety and health

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The association between neighbourhood and house design and walking as a measure of sense of community has been explored in two papers published recently in international journals by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

From welfare to warfare

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Sri Lanka's shift from a country with a unique social welfare structure to one marked by warfare is the subject of a new book by The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya.

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.

Artist:  Ni Made Rinu

Centuries-old Balinese tradition at UWA

Thursday, 12 August 2010

A 400 year-old Balinese painting tradition will be workshopped at The University of Western Australia during an art exhibition that will officially open on Indonesian Independence Day.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

China's best young English-speakers visit UWA

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Twenty-four high school students from middle and foreign language schools in China are visiting The University of Western Australia next week.

Jonathan Holloway

Jonathan Holloway appointed as Perth Festival Artistic Director 2012-2015

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

The director of one of the UK's largest and most vibrant arts festivals has been appointed as artistic director of the Perth International Arts Festival, founded by The University of Western Australia.

Jon Keats

Bob White to launch 'John Keats: A Literary Life

Friday, 23 July 2010

Winthrop Professor Bob White from English and Cultural Studies and also Westerly Centre Board Member will launch his book John Keats: A Literary Life on Thursday 5th August at Hampstead, UK.

Bob White was recently featured in The Australian Higher Education Supplement 21/7/10 Front Page:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/science-returns-to-a-short-life-of-great-poetry/story-e6frgcjx-1225894742000