The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants.
The rich and diverse art produced during the ‘Age of Spices’ will be the subject of a special lecture series presented by the Institute of Advanced Studies at The University of Western Australia and the Art Gallery of Western Australia later this month.
A Research Fellow from The University of Western Australia has spoken at the United Nations Headquarters in New York about how her research will play a role in tackling the Global Goal of “zero hunger”. The goal is to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”.
Students studying the Indonesian language were given an extraordinary opportunity yesterday at The University of Western Australia during an informal private roundtable meeting with former Indonesian President His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Former Indonesian president His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been awarded an honorary doctorate at The University of Western Australia, in recognition of his contribution to global affairs and long-term advocacy in building strong relations between Australia and Indonesia.
Australia can move from a ‘mining boom’ to a ‘dining boom’ according to talks yesterday between The University of Western Australia’s Perth USAsia Centre and former Indonesian President His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
In October 1995 the BBC science program Tomorrow’s World aired striking footage of a mouse with a human ear growing on its back. This vilified and celebrated living object became one of the defining images of the late 20th century and a symbol of our increasing capacity to shape and alter living bodies.