Debbie Barwick

Call for government funded Indigenous business bodies

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Indigenous leaders speaking at a high level conference earlier this week called for the federal government to direct funding towards peak Indigenous business bodies.

Renewable energy vehicle fast-charging station launch

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The UWA Renewable Energy Vehicle (REV) Project is launching Australia's first commercial, combined charging standard, fast-charging station which has been installed by the REV Project at The University of Western Australia's campus, near the University Club.

Image: Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

Yirrkala Drawings

Thursday, 11 December 2014

BERNDT MUSEUM & LAWRENCE WILSON ART GALLERY - 7 FEBRUARY - 11 APRIL 2015

Yirrkala Drawings is a stunning visual articulation of Yolgnu stories, history, culture and knowledge boldly told through hundreds of crayon drawings on brown paper.

Ben Wyatt MLA

Remove Aboriginal reliance on government: Wyatt

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt has argued that Indigenous communities must reduce their reliance on government.

Asian Studies - Hong Kong

UWA Vice-Chancellor awards personal chairs in Asian studies

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson marked the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts building and the university's ongoing commitment to research collaboration and wider engagement in the region by awarding three ‘personal chairs' in Asian Studies to senior staff. The positions highlight the significance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, Japan and Korea.

Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall with students

UWA Confucius Institute wins global award

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

The Confucius Institute at The University of Western Australia (UWACI) has received global recognition for its success in teaching Chinese language and cross-cultural understanding in Western Australia.

Professor Cheryl Praeger

National award for UWA's world-leading mathematician

Monday, 8 December 2014

The University of Western Australia's internationally acclaimed mathematician, Professor Cheryl Praeger, today became the first woman to be awarded the Australian Mathematical Society's George Szekeres Medal.

IBECC 2014

Rednecks alive and well, conference told

Thursday, 4 December 2014

While rednecks are alive and well in some towns, companies are increasingly aware of cultural competence and human rights, Indigenous and business leaders have told a conference at The University of Western Australia.

Toni Ah-Sam and panellists

Next generation is our responsibility: Indigenous leaders

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Indigenous businesses need to start looking towards the next generation, a conference at The University of Western Australia Business School has been told.

Professor Fiona Bull and Prince William

Public health expert receives MBE from Prince William

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Professor Fiona Bull, Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for the Built Environment and Health, was this week presented with her MBE in London by HRH Prince William.