David Yermack

NYU finance expert to deliver blockchain public lecture

Monday, 8 August 2016

New York University’s Professor David Yermack will deliver a public lecture on blockchain—the new technology set to revolutionise financial record-keeping.

UWA Open Day

A day just for you! UWA Open Day 2016

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Future students will be able to discover everything they need to know about The University of Western Australia at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 14 August, from 10am to 4pm.

Phil Dolan and Sharon Parker

Addressing Australia’s work stress could save billions

Monday, 1 August 2016

In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.

Professor Peter Klinken and Professor Barry Marshall

Great minds think alike

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

What a delight to welcome Professor Peter Klinken, WA Chief Scientist, to the Marshall Centre this week. Professor Klinken and Professor Marshall discussed a range of topics that are important to the future of science in Western Australia.

 

Professor Marshall and guests from University of Science and Technology of China

Forum of Great Minds

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Professor Barry Marshall met with special guests yesterday from the University of Science and Technology of China. Coordinated by Mr. Zhou Zhengkai (Deputy Director, Office of International Cooperation, USTC), Professor Marshall was invited to share his research journey with visiting students from China. The delegation have already invited five Nobel Prize winners to present their work at USTC this year.

It is hoped that the visit will encourage further collaboration between UWA and USTC by promoting joint research and the exchange of staff and students.

 

Shuan Hern Lee

Exciting young violinist wins Helpmann award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Internationally recognised violinist and Artist-in-Residence at The University of Western Australia’s School of Music Shaun Lee-Chen and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra have won a prestigious Helpmann Award.

Miriam Stannage

Miriam Stannage exhibition opens at UWA

Thursday, 21 July 2016

An art exhibition showcasing the recent and final works of senior contemporary Australian artist Miriam Stannage will open at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Saturday 30 July and run until Saturday 30 September.

UWA sponsors 'An evening with Steve Wozniak'

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.

George Ford

UWA student and alumni chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.

Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State

Holiday science fun for Indigenous school students

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Twenty seven Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State will have a different kind of fun this week as they learn about surviving the slums, testing how high water rockets will go, learning about the Noongar 6 seasons, experimenting with liquid nitrogen, making moulds of teeth and challenging their sporting abilities.