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.
Researchers from RMIT University and The University of Western Australia have put forward a new theory for the origins of the hobbit-like fossils found on the Indonesian island of Flores, suggesting their primitive features are the result of environmental nutritional deficiency.
The University of Western Australia has been named a National Employer of Choice for Women for the seventh consecutive year.
The Federal Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) made the announcement today.
The University has made the list every year since the award was first offered to Australian employers in 2002. Six pre-requisites were added to the selection process this year, making the award even more competitive.
The University of Western Australia has appointed Janine MacDonald as University Media Manager. Janine has a strong journalistic background based on experience in the media locally and on the east coast of Australia. She has also worked for some years with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission in Sydney.
Teaching and research activities in Western Australia have received a boost with the announcement of a $150,000 donation from Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd and Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty Ltd to The University of Western Australia.
A program that is in its eighth year at The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences aims at boosting the numbers of doctors and dentists in WA's rural and remote areas by recruiting students from the regions.
If you have ever enjoyed discussing character and plot development, themes and motifs with your fellow book or film-club members, then The University of Western Australia's Graduate Dramatic Society have a novel idea you might consider.
Perth could become one of the world's most liveable cities by embracing creative, intelligent and sustainable planning and urban design principles, according to one of the State's leading town planners.