Book sale

UWA Book Sale - Friday 14 to Wednesday 19 August

Monday, 10 August 2015

The University branch of Save the Children Australia will hold its annual book sale in the undercroft of Winthrop Hall, below the clock tower, from 5:00pm Friday 14 August to Wednesday 19 August.

Maintaining quality of life as we age

Monday, 10 August 2015

Increasing life expectancy has been one of the greatest successes of the modern era, but do the additional years of life mean extra years of morbidity and disability for older people? Is there evidence for interventions to prevent disability and maintain wellbeing to very high age?

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.

Start your pursuit at UWA Open Day

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Future students will be able to find out everything they need to know about The University of Western Australia at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 9 August, from 10am to 4pm.

Holly Barratt after receiving her bronze medal

UWA with the winning edge at the World University Games

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

UWA student athletes Holly Barratt (swimming) and Lilian Hedges (water polo) have swum away from the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, Korea, with gold medals and helped the Australian Uniroos to their most successful University Games with a record 19 medals.

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.

Winthrop singers

Winthrop Singers set to soar in Singapore

Monday, 29 June 2015

The University of Western Australia’s premier choir will travel to Singapore this weekend to participate in a rare performance of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony as “a gift to the entire nation” in celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday.

Professor Hans Lambers

Preserving Biodiversity in Our Native Gardens and Verges

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

South-western Australia is a global biodiversity hotspot, where the greatest plant diversity is found on the most severely phosphorus-impoverished soils in Kwongan (or Kwongkan).

Peter Singer

The Most Good You Can Do: An evening with philosopher Peter Singer

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Australian-born philosopher Peter Singer, once described by the New Yorker as”… the most controversial philosopher alive” will visit UWA on 14 July to give a public talk on what he calls ‘Effective Altruism’.