Roger Smalley

UWA pays tribute to Professor Roger Smalley

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Roger Smalley AM, Senior Honorary Research fellow at the UWA School of Music and one of the leading pianists, composers and teachers of composition of a generation, who has passed away in Sydney at the age of 72.

Ashley Smith

UWA clarinet soloist wins Art Music Performance of the Year Award

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Clarinet soloist from The University of Western Australia Ashley Smith has won ‘Performance of the Year’ at the prestigious 2015 Art Music Awards in Sydney.

Why honey bee sex can be dangerous

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

A discovery by scientists at UWA that a widespread fungus that causes dysentery in honey bees can be sexually transmitted may impact bee breeding programs world-wide.

Amy Page

UWA Researcher Amy Page Young Pharmacist of the Year

Friday, 31 July 2015

A PhD student at The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has been named the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s Young Pharmacist of the Year.

SymbioticA's Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr Announced as Visiting Faculty at the Royal College of Art, London

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Catts and Zurr are artists, researchers and curators, whose work explores the philosophical and ethical considerations of new technological approaches to life, including regenerative biology and synthetic biology.

While tissue engineering and regenerative biology are usually discussed in relation to biomedical research and applications, Catts and Zurr’s extensive experience of using these technologies for non-medical and artistic ends enables them to speculate and culturally scrutinise these applications and their possible future development.

Ashley Smith

UWA music staff and graduates selected as finalists in APRA awards

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Four graduates from The University of Western Australia’s School of Music have been named as finalists in this year’s APRA Art Music Awards.

Audrey Appudurai launches first SymbioticA PhD grad show

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Cernentia: exploring the visual perception of lungfishes without eyes

Audrey Appudurai's graduating exhibition will be the first PhD show from SymbioticA's academic programme.

Audiences are invited to experience the visual world of a group of Australian lungfishes born without external eyes.

Gemma Johnston

UWA celebrates NAIDOC Week

Monday, 6 July 2015

As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night.

When Allies “Misspeak” - Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs on the topic of When Allies “Misspeak”

Evidence Of Oldest Human Occupation In Mid-West Discovered

Friday, 5 June 2015

A rock shelter in the Weld Range provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, a research project partnered between The University of Western Australia and Wajarri Traditional Owners has discovered.