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.

Associate Professor Suzanne Wijsman

Musician intrigued by little people of the book

Monday, 19 October 2009

The chance discovery of a tiny 15th century manuscript nine years ago has changed the direction of Suzanne Wijsman’s research.

Poet influences Australian writing

Monday, 5 October 2009

Dennis Haskell, English and Cultural Studies Professor, is the new Chair of the Australia Council Literature Board.

As such, he is in a powerful position to influence the direction of Australian literature.

Ground-breaking research in Australian music

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Researchers at the School of Music are challenging perceptions of Australian music history through several publications.