Italian the only language to flourish at Australian universities

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

At a time when the study of languages at Australian universities has suffered a sharp decline, Italian Studies is one area that has shown

Risk to Australian primary education being out of touch with world trends in education

Monday, 6 August 2007
Australia’s aspirations to be a world leader in preparing our next generation for active and responsible citizenship would be at risk if

Change of time to NAB chief's address at UWA Symposium

Friday, 3 August 2007

National Australia Bank Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Fahour’s keynote address at The University of Western Australia’s Fulbright

Launch of the UWA Virtual Universe Project

Tuesday, 31 July 2007

The ‘UWA Virtual Universe Project’ will allow anyone, anywhere in the world to walk around the beautiful grounds of The University of Western Australia campus.

UWA School of Computer Science and Software Engineering will this month launch the UWA Virtual Universe Project to coincide with National Science Week. The project is collaboration between PhD student Chris Thorne and School Manager Jay Jay Jegathesan.

Dictatorships ancient and modern – a new UWA public lecture series

Wednesday, 25 July 2007

Dictators, from the Roman general Sulla to Adolf Hitler and beyond, will be the subject of an exciting new series of free public lectures at The University Western Australia during August, September and October 2007.

Beginning on August 1, the series will focus on historical and contemporary dictators, including Sulla, Franco, Hitler and Stalin, along with African dictators and figures in modern fantasy literature.

Current thinking on indigenous issues examined in UWA public lecture

Wednesday, 25 July 2007

In a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia on August 2, 2007, distinguished Australian author and intellectual, Professor Robert Manne, will examine attempts by politicians, intellectuals and anthropologists – from AE Elkin to Noel Pearson – to develop a policy for the survival of Aboriginal society under conditions of modernity.

UWA symposium examines terrorism and torture

Tuesday, 24 July 2007

An impressive line up of experts from Australia and overseas will convene at The University of Western Australia next month to explore the many issues surrounding the responses to terrorism and the use of torture.

The Institute of Advanced Studies, in collaboration with the School of Psychology, Political Sciences and International Relations and the Crime Research Centre at UWA will host a timely series of public lectures from August 6 - 13, 2007, and a two and a half-day intensive symposium entitled: ‘Terrorism and Torture’ from August 9 - 11, 2007.