The University of Western Australia has welcomed today's announcement by Great Southern Minister Kim Chance that a Labor government would commit $3 million towards a planned $6 million expansion of UWA's Albany campus.
Health research is a global enterprise and international codes have guided its ethical conduct for more than 50 years - yet important questions such as "what is the ethical rationale for conducting studies in certain countries and not others?" still need to be answered.
A former Governor of Western Australia and Chief of Army, Lieutenant General John Sanderson AC, will deliver the annual Shann Memorial Lecture at The University of Western Australia on Tuesday, August 19.
Teacher, academic and curriculum expert Professor Bill Louden has been appointed as the next Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at The University of Western Australia, the second most senior executive position at the University.
More than 170 students studying with The University of Western Australia in Singapore - including the first group of science students to complete studies in Singapore - were acknowledged at a Presentation Ceremony this evening.
An author who was once an evangelist and a creationist will defend scepticism in two Science Week lectures at The University of Western Australia next week.
Dr Michael Shermer's visit is part of the National Speaker Tour for National Science Week. He is the founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine and a monthly columnist for Scientific American and is known as a "ghost-buster" and crusader against junk science.
An eminent Australian academic and internationally renowned scholar of Indonesian media and culture has been appointed to lead The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
A celebration honouring The University of Western Australia's world-beating Motorsport team will have some special guests - Fran Logan, Minister for Energy, Resources, Industry and Enterprise, as well as visitors from the universities of Zhejiang and Kobe.
Tens of thousands of prospective students and members of the public will visit The University of Western Australia this Sunday to learn more about one of the best teaching, learning and research institutions in Australia.
Forty-five minutes after his arrest for swearing at a police officer and his incarceration in the Palm Island watch house, 36 year-old Cameron Doomadgee was dead, with injuries like those of someone who had been in a car crash.
An academic who has written extensively about women behind bars is equally interested in those who are imprisoned by a ‘glass ceiling' and she will give a free public lecture titled ‘The Changing Role of Women Working in Criminal Justice' at The University of Western Australia soon.
The University of Western Australia's Kalgoorlie-based Rural Clinical School, in partnership with the Wongutha Birni Aboriginal Corporation, has been awarded two major grants to support an exciting and innovative arts health project to combat diabetes and kidney disease in the Western Desert and the Goldfields.
Declining global biodiversity, which threatens plant genetic diversity and therefore the raw materials humans rely on for food, fibre, fuel, medicine and industrial products, has led to a far ranging collaborative research project between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the Sultanate of Oman.
Leading Western Australian Federal Court judge, Justice Robert French, who was named Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia this week, is another distinguished graduate from The University of Western Australia who is helping to shape the nation, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.
A former WA Senate representative who was instrumental in Federal inquiries into child migration and institutional care will speak at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia next week (Monday, August 4).