Mammalia in Angel City by Jon Tarry

Artistic vision deepens cancer awareness

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Accompanying the launch of an important new book on a cancer that affects one in nine Australian women before the age of 75 are a series of pencil and wash drawings by Jon Tarry that symbolise the relationship between mother and child.

Landscape Architects Design and Develop

Landscape Architects Design and Develop

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

The Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree is a design based course that addresses both the problems and opportunities facing the natural and built environment.

As we become more conscious of preserving our environment, culture and artistic vision, Landscape Architecture has a growing relevance in our world.

Students star in Spanish dance performance

Monday, 18 January 2010

Two postgraduate students at The University of Western Australia have traded their books for flamenco dresses and castanets during the summer vacation while rehearsing for an upcoming Spanish dance production.

Learning lessons from pre-modern children

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

Historians from The University of Western Australia and Frei Universitat in Berlin are undertaking research into childhood centuries ago to better understand the foundations of today's child-rearing.

Research into motivation

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Children's motivation to study music will be the focus of a major project involving researchers from the School of Music.

The Australia Research Council has provided almost $400,000 for the four-year Creating Musical Futures project to develop school and community music education.

National and international scholarships for UWA Music students.

Thursday, 10 December 2009

The Australian National Academy of Music has offered 11 scholarships to current and former UWA students for 2010.

Anna Pokorny, Liam Kinson, Ben Caddy and Alex Isted will be joining returning students Anna O’Hagan, Jarrad Mathie, Kathryn McKay, Taryn Richards, Susannah Williams, Christina Katsimbardis and Ashley Smith.

Celebrating the power of singing

Monday, 7 December 2009

More than 250 choristers came together at Winthrop Hall on Saturday 5 December for Sing It 2009!

The event was part of a community singing and research program led by Winthrop Professor Jane Davidson and sponsored by Healthway, Musica Viva and the Wicking Trust.

High school students keyed up for summer

Friday, 4 December 2009

For most high school students, being keyed up for summer means dusting down the surfboard and investing in a new pair of bathers or boardies.  

From Blogs to Bombs analyses classroom technologies

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

A new book from UWA Publishing examines digital technologies in education - including digital literacy, online socialisation, cyberbullying, cyberpredation, surveillance and censorship.

Joanna Wakefield

Next stop … the art gallery

Monday, 2 November 2009

It must be the only art gallery in the world which has a bus regularly drive through it.