Two UWA Linguistics Honours students – James Bednall and Stephanie Jenkins - have won Summer Research Scholarships offered by ANU and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) to work on Indigenous languages. The scholarships cover travel, accommodation and expenses to work for eight weeks with archival materials at AIATSIS in Canberra, and also include a one-week field trip to the Wangka Maya Language Centre in Hedland.
During the mid-semester break, 19 students from the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts (ALVA) travelled to Bali as part of the inaugural Bali Art Studio. The studio was offered as an elective unit and was taken by students studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Fine Arts.
Robert Hill, world renowned harpsichordist and Professor at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, will share the magic of WA surgeon David Cooke's generous gift to The University of Western Australia at a recital on his brother's beautiful creation, a Keith Hill Harpsichord.
Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce Rio Tinto's ongoing and increased financial support for 2012-2015, doubling its commitment to support two key areas of the Festival: the Family and Education Program.
Desert paintings, a literary lunch, a musical Bastille Day celebration, and a NAIDOC Week world premiere of a new work for violin, cello and didgeridoo are just some of the offerings at The University of Western Australia's contribution to the City of Perth's Winter Arts season 6-13 July.
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions' Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Prof Andrew Lawrence-King, and viola da gamba soloist Jordi Savall have won another prestigious award. The duo was awarded the Premio de la Música Spain's top music prize, for their recording of Scottish and Irish traditional music: Celtic Viol II.
A new work that combines music, painting and poetry to pay homage to the Blackwood River in the south-west of the State will feature in this year's Artistry! program hosted by The University of Western Australia's School of Music.
The work of an architect who, over a career spanning seven decades, changed the landscape of Perth with his innovative houses, flats, schools and churches will be celebrated at a retrospective exhibition at The University of Western Australia.