Murray Giles Little MA, the forgotten one

Murray Giles Little MA, the forgotten one

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Murray Giles Little is a name that doesn’t readily come up in conversation or in print when scholars or historians refer to prominent educators in Western Australia. Nor, for that matter, is Mr. Little mentioned in the annals of The University of Western Australia (UWA), where he studied. Sometimes, even when a particular person rises through the ranks to become the Western Australian Director of Education between1940-50, he can slip through the cracks.   

Mechanical Engineering student embarks on Vintage air rally from Greece to Africa

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

A mechanical Engineering student from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Sarah Meehan, embarks on a Vintage air rally in November, piloting her vintage biplane aircraft, a De Havilland Dh82-A Tigermoth, from Greece down through Africa with her Dad.

Forming part of an air rally with Crete2Cape, the duo depart Crete on the November 12 and arrive in Cape Town five weeks later. The course recreates the African aviation of the 1920s and follows in the slipstream of the early pioneers.

Dr Bronwen Ackermann

Online course to help musicians around the world

Friday, 9 September 2016

An online learning program to educate musicians about occupational health and optimising their performance through healthy practice has received funding to develop a commercial version for musicians and music schools around Australia.

Katie Meehan

Simple blood test could be used to detect breast cancer

Friday, 9 September 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are working on a quick, simple and less invasive blood-based test that can detect breast cancer progression or relapse much earlier than current methods such as mammogram, MRI or biopsy.

Professor Erika Techera

UWA Law Dean wins national academic honour

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The University of Western Australia’s first female Law School Dean has been named Academic of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly 2016 Australian Law Awards held in Sydney.

ECM attends ‘An evening with Steve Wozniak’

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

On Wednesday night, some lucky students and staff members from The University of Western Australia (UWA) attended the highly anticipated ‘An evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing and co-founder of Apple, at HBF stadium.

Through a sponsorship partnership between the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), UWA gained exciting ticket packages and exclusive access to meet Steve Wozniak.

Professor David Blair

Discover something new at UWA Research Week

Monday, 29 August 2016

Find out more about what makes us happy, how poor mental health can affect children’s development and how much of the universe we can reproduce using computer simulation during The University of Western Australia’s Research Week.


UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The University of Western Australia has become the first university in WA and one of the first in Australia to make publicly available its Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) entry data.

Students from China and Vietnam

UWA welcomes Chinese and Vietnamese students

Monday, 1 August 2016

More than 130 medical and health science students from China and Vietnam are spending a month at The University of Western Australia participating in a research training program.

New engineering program aims to deliver medical breakthroughs

Thursday, 28 July 2016

A new engineering program which is the first of its kind in Western Australia will enable bioengineers to work on cutting-edge technologies to improve health outcomes such as reducing the amount of surgery needed by cancer patients and developing new equipment that can detect people at risk of heart attacks.