Students who study a language other than English at high school will be given bonus Tertiary Entrance Aggregate (TEA) points under a new system being established at The University of Western Australia.
Four in ten babies in Australia will develop asthma or allergies due to a dramatic incidence in these diseases over the last 20 to 30 years and researchers at The University of Western Australia are hoping a safe, simple, natural dietary supplement - fish oil - may hold the key to prevention.
When J.R.R. Tolkien wrote his high fantasy classics The Hobbit and the three-volume The Lord of the Rings, works that are among the world's most popular 20th century fiction, he could not have imagined what scientists of the early 21st century would invent - a new fellowship of the ring.
Professor Denise Chalmers, an internationally respected figure in academic development with expertise in tertiary teaching and learning, has been appointed Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).
Academics at The University of Western Australia have discovered that our visual system can estimate number, just as it can guess size or speed. And they believe we see number in the same way we see colour and shape, and that other species, even bees, can do so too.
From 1991, academics from The University of Western Australia consistently predicted the location of the wrecks of HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran to within a few nautical miles of where they were found days ago.
More than 100 of the State's brightest students will be awarded scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia, at a ceremony in UWA's Winthrop Hall at 6.30pm this Sunday, March 16, 2008.
The new Federal Government has an opportunity to establish a fresh approach to higher education in Australia by fostering a new era of innovation and dynamism, according to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.
A greater respect for Aboriginal law and culture is the key to tackling the extraordinary levels of imprisonment and victimisation suffered by Aboriginal people according to a new book launched at The University of Western Australia tonight.
Internationally-renowned academics, such as Economics Nobel Laureate Professor Vernon Smith, will headline a series of lectures at The University of Western Australia, under a $300,000 partnership with industry leader Alcoa.
Western Australia's secondary school science teachers now have a permanent venue in one of Australia's leading universities where they can participate in professional learning and resource development.
Find out about the world of a film-maker who the Nazi regime's Dr Goebbels wanted to enlist as head of German film when an exciting new series of humanities-based lectures begins soon at The University of Western Australia.
"Out there!", an exhibition centred on the international race to host the world's biggest ground-based astronomy project, will be launched by WA Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley, on Monday, March 10, 2008, at 10am.
The sights and sounds of life in East London will be captured in a public reading and lecture by visiting British writer and novelist Tony White at The University of Western Australia's Alexander Lecture Theatre on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 6pm.
Acclaimed journalist and science communicator Julian Cribb will warn that Australia must urgently prioritise agricultural science to find solutions to a likely global famine when he gives a public lecture at the Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia, this Friday.