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Psychology at Work: Free course gives access to leading UWA professors

Thursday, 21 April 2016

A new free online course from The University of Western Australia is aiming to help people around the world build better workplaces.

Year 12 Indigenous students

Indigenous Year 12 students get leading edge at UWA

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

More than 30 Indigenous Year 12 students from across WA are attending a leadership seminar at The University of Western Australia this week, which aims to encourage them to aspire to a tertiary education and learn about the opportunities available at UWA.

QS rankings

UWA ranked in top 50 for six subjects in QS rankings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The University of Western Australia has had six subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from four subjects last year.

McCusker Centre Opening

McCusker Centre to provide unique experience for students

Thursday, 17 March 2016

A new centre at The University of Western Australia will recruit student interns to work with community groups and not-for profit organisations with the aim of fostering a life-long commitment to the community.

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Fish, corals and trees tell common story about climate change

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Research by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and partners from Australian and international institutions has shown that fish, corals and trees in north-west Australia respond to climate change with simultaneous growth patterns.

John van Bockxmeer and Mark Shelton

40under40 winner recognised for humanitarian work

Thursday, 10 March 2016

A doctor who graduated from The University of Western Australia and founded charitable organisation ‘Fair Game’, is one of 40 people recognised in the 2016 40under40 Awards.

International Education

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Andy Homden has spent most of his professional life working in international schools around the world. Here he reflects on the rapid growth of international K-12 education and the influence UWA has had on his work.


Can beetroot juice give elite athletes an edge?

Monday, 7 March 2016

Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport.

Congratulations to our 2016 scholarship winners

Thursday, 3 March 2016

The Faculty had an overwhelming response to the many scholarships on offer this year.  Congratulations to the following recipients of the scholarships awarded so far.

Dr Val Faulkner talks about her career in Education and teaching

Dr Val Faulkner retires

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Tell us about your career in Education and when you began your work with UWA.
I spent 1974 to 1998 teaching in schools in Western Australia.  I worked in both country and city schools, including schools of great challenge.  I taught all year levels with my final years at Winthrop Primary School.  I have worked in five universities since moving away from school teaching – Murdoch, University of Canberra, Australian Catholic University, Edith Cowan and UWA. I began at UWA in August 2009; the second semester of the Master of Teaching (Primary).