UWA supports move to City of Perth

Thursday, 19 November 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates the State Liberal and Labor parties for supporting new laws to bring the Crawley campus of the State’s oldest university entirely within the City of Perth.

Launch of WA Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre

Major boost for children's diabetes research in WA

Monday, 16 November 2015

Research into childhood diabetes in Perth has been given a major boost with today’s launch of the WA Children’s Diabetes Research and Education Centre for Research Excellence on the eve of World Diabetes Day.

Katrina Millard-Hurst, Master of Teaching Early Childhood student at UWA

A new calling

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

“Teaching is a career that will challenge me; a vocation and not just a job. A great teacher can inspire a child to love learning and to take that through the rest of their lives. I am confident I can be that teacher.” – Katrina Millard Hurst

Brendan Zani, Chair of this year's committee

Fogarty Foundation Forum set to ‘ignite’

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Brendan Zani is certainly someone who likes to keep busy.  Currently undertaking his Masters of Education by Coursework and Thesis at the Faculty of Education, Brendan is also Chair of this year’s Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Research Forum Committee, teacher at Scotch College and most importantly, father to his amazing 11 month old boy.

Inspired by his year 12 literature teacher, Brendan saw how learning could empower and change people and embarked on a teaching career so that he could do the same.

Big money in data science careers

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

In today's digital world it is no wonder that data scientists are topping the list of exciting new careers attracting big pay packets, in strong demand for their skills in managing data for the scientific, engineering and business worlds.

A recent report suggests data scientists are outpacing demand for all other types of tech professionals in the US by as much as 50%.

Dr Mark Fielding (left) receives the New Voice Scholarship

A new voice recognised at the Australian Council for Educational Leaders National Conference

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Dr Mark Fielding has been awarded the “New Voice Scholarship in Educational Leadership Research by the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) at this year’s national conference held in Sydney.

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”.

Nick Eyers, Luke Edwards, Jaxon Carter, Grace Williams and Danelle Manning

UWA students shine at Australian crops competition

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Five agricultural science undergraduate students at The University of Western Australia have excelled in the 2015 Australian Universities Crop Competition held in New South Wales last week.

Third-year students Mr Jaxon Carter, Mr Luke Edwards, Ms Grace Williams, Ms Danelle Manning and Mr Nick Eyres represented UWA at the three-day competition, and placed third amongst university teams from across Australia and the United States.

SBY working group meeting

Visionary, cooperative frameworks the answer to bilateral relations

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Australia and Indonesia would greatly prosper through deeper and more visionary economic, security and humanitarian engagement, according to His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, speaking yesterday with the Australia-Indonesia Working Group at The University of Western Australia.

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.