University News

Arts and Culture

Professor Pat Dudgeon

Culture at the heart of Indigenous healing

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander conceptions of healing, empowerment and leadership differ from Western concepts and must be considered if the mental health and social and emotional well-being of the nation's first Australians are to improve, according to the co-chair of a new group.

Anthropologist Catherine Berndt (left) records Goulburn Islanders in 1964

Entrancing 'Gossip Songs' tell big stories

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Unique Indigenous songs recorded more than half a century ago by renowned husband and wife anthropology team Ronald and Catherine Berndt feature in the latest exhibition by the museum established in the couple's honour.

Ian Fairweather - Landscape, Soochow

Inspiring WINTERarts season at UWA

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Tap into your creativity this July with a program of community WINTERarts events to invigorate the mind and warm the soul at The University of Western Australia, including workshops, performances, exhibitions and talks - many of which are free.

I-pod, therefore I am - but am I OK?

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Children from primary and secondary schools around the city and in regional WA are being recruited for the first study internationally to assess the impact of screen-based technologies on their mental health over an extended period.

Donna Franklin - FibreReactive (2004). Photo by Robert Firth

Art of skins cells, infection and DNA exhibits in Sydney

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Artists who continue to introduce the world to the creative intrigue of stem cells, infection, DNA and tissue engineering will present a major exhibition of new and past artworks developed at SymbioticA at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum during the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2013) from June 8 to August 21.

Art work by Glen Stewart

Hint of history in Winter Arts paintings

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Drawing on his interest in historical painting techniques, a staff-member and fine arts graduate from The University of Western Australia will exhibit some of his recent works during the City of Perth's Winter Arts season.

‘Gift from the Gods' by Perth artist Robin Yakinthou

Centenary gift from the gods presented to UWA

Friday, 31 May 2013

A sculpture entitled ‘Gift from the Gods' - the State Government's gift to The University of Western Australia - has been presented at the University by the Premier, Colin Barnett.

100 Years! UWA and The Rite of Spring

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

An extraordinary, uplifting and extremely professional performance by the sensational School of Music students was enjoyed by a capacity audience in Winthrop Hall at Sunday’s Collaboration Concert.