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.

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.