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Arts and Culture

Young artist crowned winner of Schenberg Prize

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

A series of ‘crowns' that explores human identity has won its creator the $35,000 annual Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize awarded through The University of Western Australia.

Plight of bees to premiere in Perth for Honey Week

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

An acclaimed feature-length documentary that has wowed audiences in 21 European countries with footage of the intimate lives of honeybees has a strong connection to bee researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Asha de Vos and her puppet

Puppet ponders amazing blue whales

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

A puppet in a mask and flippers wonders why blue whales have pushed the limits of evolution to become the biggest animal ever, in a new video produced by a student from The University of Western Australia.

Call for participants: SymbioticA's Agency in Movement symposium

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Agency in Movement Symposium

Date: Friday 21st June 2013
Location: The University of Western Australia G06 Moot Court
Time: 9am-5pm
Free: (Please RSVP christopher.cobilis@uwa.edu.au for catering purposes)

The Agency in Movement symposium employs a variety of disciplines to explore the complex relations between movement and vitality.

Roxanne Moore

UWA Fulbright scholar to focus on human rights

Monday, 25 March 2013

A former Principal Associate to WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC who aims to pursue a career in human rights has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright Western Australia Scholarship to undertake research in the United States.

UWA in harmony with Asian century

Thursday, 21 March 2013

A campus where 80 different languages are spoken by staff and students - and where more than 20 per cent of staff are from culturally diverse backgrounds - is well down the track in preparing for the ‘Asian century'.

Wesfarmers Managing Director Richard Goyder

New Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History to guide WA's future

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Two organisations synonymous with the State's economic and social development - Wesfarmers and The University of Western Australia - are joining forces in a new multi-million-dollar project to boost the study of Australian history at both tertiary and secondary levels.

Photo by Frances Andrijich - Symphony by the Lake

MBA musician for Lakeside Symphony

Monday, 4 March 2013

Bourby Webster has always loved music.  She also has a head for business.  So it was no surprise she decided to combine her two passions after completing her Master of Business Administration at The University of Western Australia's Business School.

The “tough Aussie” who reinvented the English National Opera

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

When she's travelling to work on a particularly cold London morning, Loretta Tomasi sometimes wonders what she's doing there.

UWA becomes a global online classroom

Monday, 18 February 2013

The first free online courses in arts and science are about to be offered at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with US Internet study pioneer, Stanford University.