Right now, thousands of workers live outdoors in tiny wooden sheds in Australia, even though their labour is valued at $6 billion in this country alone. They are vegetarians who neither eat fruit, nor veggies, but help produce the meat we eat.
Nobel Laureate and Professor at The University of Western Australia Barry Marshall has lead a number of prominent events in China during Austrade’s second Australia Week in China (AWIC) program.
Professor Marshall was joint winner of the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2005 and is remembered in particular for an episode in which he acted as a 'human guinea pig' and swallowed a concoction containing Helicobacter pylori to provide evidence to prove his hypothesis.
As the water laps the Matildas Bay foreshore and a warm morning breeze fills the air, new arrivals wander down to the UWA boat shed with an air of excited anticipation. They are preparing to head off on a mountain biking adventure challenge to the Perth Hills as part of the UWA Sport leadership course.
A new exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the life and legacy of Ngarinyin Lawman, Elder and artist Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai, OAM (c.1925-1997).
With water being an integral part of the Australian way of life and a key selling point for international students to study in Australia, it’s no surprise the latest course added to UWA Sport’s Recreate® program, Swimming and Water Safety has been popular.
An adventurer preparing to tackle the Antarctic by bicycle, WA’s first Government marine research scientist and a former Lotterywest chief are among several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations.
The UWA Africa Research Cluster and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade invite you to a special public lecture: WHEN:Tuesday 1 March 2016. Lecture 5.15pm, followed by reception WHERE:Fox Lecture Theatre (FOX 106: G59), Ground Floor Room G59, Arts Building RSVP: Entry is free but seating is limited. Please register here: http://prof-utomi-uwa-dfat.eventbrite.com.au