Lecture series to accompany ‘Treasure Ships’ exhibition

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

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.

Dr Boykin

UWA researcher addresses the United Nations to end hunger

Friday, 2 October 2015

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 meeting with SBY

Students enjoy extraordinary meeting with former Indonesian President

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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 awarded honorary doctorate

Former Indonesian president awarded honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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.

Gordon Flake and Dr Yudhoyono

Australia can move from 'mining boom' to 'dining boom'

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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.

Image credit: Patricia Piccinini, Protein lattice, Subset - Red Portrait, 1997

DeMonstrable exhibition marks 20 years since the 'earmouse'

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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.


Three minute thesis

Young scientist wins UWA's three minute thesis competition

Friday, 11 September 2015

Imagine trying to explain in just three minutes a complicated thesis that would normally take about nine hours to read.

Elise Blumann Rottnest Lighthouse

Final days for one-time-only Elise Blumann Exhibition

Friday, 11 September 2015

Perth audiences are running out of time to see a unique collection of works by German émigré artist Elise Blumann, many of which will soon be returned to private owners.

C Jones

Is Community-Led Intervention the Key to De-Radicalisation?

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

The newly appointed Co-Director of The Australian Intervention Support Hub (AISH), Dr Clarke Jones, will visit The University of Western Australia next week to present a public lecture on the relatively new field of community-led intervention as a solution to radicalisation and acts of terrorism.

Joe Hung, Judith Katzenellenbogen and Marianne Wood

Call for better cardiac care in the Pilbara

Friday, 4 September 2015

Health care experts are calling for a review of cardiac care services in the Pilbara after a forum attended by more than 70 healthcare professionals found  local residents were receiving unacceptably low levels of care.