Swan Valley Honey Festival

Swan Valley Honey Fest, the place to bee this Sunday

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

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.

Barry Marshall in China

Nobel Laureate leads popular events during Australia Week in China

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

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.

Logo Competition Winner Takes a Tour

Friday, 22 April 2016

It was an exciting day in the gym yesterday, as the winner of our logo competition - Riznaldi and also his wife - came in to take a tour of their new facilities with General Manager Ian Fitzpatrick.

Mountain Biking Adventure Builds Leadership Skills

Friday, 22 April 2016

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.

Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai

Exhibition to explore the life and legacy of bush professor

Thursday, 14 April 2016

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).

UWA Aquatic Centre UniSwim

International students making the most of Perth through learning water safety

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

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.

Dawn Freshwater at International Women's Day

UWA celebrates International Women's Day

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

The University of Western Australia is proud to celebrate International Women's Day, which acknowledges the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Adventurer Kate Leeming trains for her Antarctic expedition

Autumn graduations recognise outstanding West Australians

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

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.

"Nigeria In The 21st Century" Public lecture presented by Prof. Patrick Utomi Lagos Business School Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

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

Galaxy tail

Galaxy trailed by stunning plume of gas

Monday, 22 February 2016

Astronomers have discovered a spectacular tail of gas more than 300,000 light years across coming from a nearby galaxy.