Arts and education champion lauded

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares AO was presented with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at The University of Western Australia last night during the autumn series of graduation ceremonies in Winthrop Hall.

The Goldfields as photographed by John Joseph Dwyer

Lens captures rise and fall

Monday, 8 March 2010

In just 20 years, whole towns in the Goldfields rose and fell.

The goldrush years from 1896 to 1917 saw buildings, machinery and people come and go in a period of rapid change and growth. It was documented by photographer John Joseph Dwyer.

His images give an honest and historical perspective, not only of the Goldfields but also the experience of transience.

Stellar line-up at UWA Autumn Graduations

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

More than 2,000 graduands will receive bachelor degrees, diplomas, Masters and higher degrees in nine ceremonies over three weeks at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 25.

UWA publishing shortlisted for national book design awards

Friday, 26 February 2010

In-house designer at UWA Publishing, Anna Maley-Fadgyas, has made the shortlist for this year's Australian Publishing Association's Book Design Awards.

Muslim women's challenges: A discussion led by a Muslim woman

Friday, 26 February 2010

A woman who wrote the classic gender-inclusive reading of the Qur'an will lead a lunchtime seminar at The University of Western Australia on the challenges faced by today's Muslim women. Professor Amina Wadud will discuss the centrality of Muslim women in debates on Islam; the relationship between Muslims and modernity; and the future of social developments in countries where Muslims live.

Art and science combine to win international competition

Monday, 15 February 2010

An art and science project that emulates the uncontrolled activity of nerve tissue in epilepsy has won a prestigious international art competition.

Grads turn up the heat on Macbeth

Friday, 12 February 2010

Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.

UWA Publishing welcomes industry professional as new publisher

Friday, 29 January 2010

Former senior editor at Text Publishing, Melanie Ostell will be joining the staff of UWA Publishing (UWAP) in March in the position of Publisher.

Travel scholarship allows musician to study in Germany

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

UWA Music graduate Lorenzo di Paola has moved from the blue skies of Perth to the Black Forest in Germany to do a Masters in Music at the prestigious Freiburg Musikhochschule in Germany after winning the Friends of UWA Music Travelling Scholarship.

Biography enriches understanding of multicultural Australia

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

In focussing on the life of the prolific and courageous writer Ismail Kadare, a Professor of European Studies at The University of Western Australia has written the first full-length study in English of the battle for survival of literature in the hard-line Stalinist state of Albania.