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IBECC 2012 panel members

Indigenous leaders to talk business futures at UWA conference

Friday, 5 September 2014

The Hon Peter Collier MLA, WA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Nyunggai Warren Mundine, Chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council; and Indigenous celebrity chef Mark Olive will be among the speakers at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC) 2014.

Stuart Speidel (left) and Professor Keith Crews

Green light for green transport idea

Thursday, 4 September 2014

With electric vehicles soaring in popularity worldwide and 23 renewable energy vehicle (REV) charging stations around WA, a new program is a win-win for green transport, and for the student who developed it.

Statue of couple embracing

Intimacy/autonomy and living apart together

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Living apart together - or being in a relationship but not sharing a home - is a lifestyle that attracts about nine per cent of adults in the UK, with similar numbers in the industrialised world.

Why did the penguin cross the road? To get to Rockingham

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

A new road in the City of Rockingham has been given a Noongar name, thanks to consultations between the City and The University of Western Australia's Professor Leonard Collard.

Southern Cross

Kimberley students shoot for the stars

Friday, 22 August 2014

The University of Western Australia will visit the Kimberley town of Derby next week to work with teachers, schools and communities to promote awareness of study opportunities at university.

UWA Albany Centre Open Day 22 August

Get a taste of uni life at the UWA Albany Centre

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

To get a taste of uni life in Albany, you're invited to join us for our Open Day, which will be held at the UWA Albany Centre this Friday, 22 August.

Kelvin Mahuka, UWA Master of Commerce (Advanced) graduate

UWA Postgrad & Honours Expo - save the date!

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

To find out more about the wide range of postgraduate opportunities available at UWA, be sure to keep Wednesday 24 September free to attend our Postgrad & Honours Expo.

Honeybee

Bees, explorers, dark matter and micro-theses mark National Science Week

Thursday, 14 August 2014

An Oscar-nominated documentary on the relationship between humankind and bees, the hunt for dark matter, a fascinating three minute thesis competition and the world's greatest journey of survival will feature in events being hosted by The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Science to mark National Science Week.

National Mining Games

2014 Sandvik National Mining Games come to UWA

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

The 2014 Sandvik National Mining Games will be held in Perth for the first time this Friday and Saturday at The University of Western Australia's Crawley campus.

Keynote speaker Terry Hill, of DAFWA

Record numbers at The UWA Institute of Agriculture's Industry Forum

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture (IOA) has hosted its largest Industry Forum since the annual event began eight years ago.  The packed presence was largely to do with currency of the topic ‘Potential for food production in northern Western Australia'.