Art and science combine to win international competition

Monday, 15 February 2010

An art and science project that emulates the uncontrolled activity of nerve tissue in epilepsy has won a prestigious international art competition.

Grads turn up the heat on Macbeth

Friday, 12 February 2010

Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.

UWA virtual world challenge winner announced

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

An entry from Germany has won an international video competition run by The University of Western Australia, just pipping local Perth entrant Bradley Curnow, who came second.

Travel scholarship allows musician to study in Germany

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

UWA Music graduate Lorenzo di Paola has moved from the blue skies of Perth to the Black Forest in Germany to do a Masters in Music at the prestigious Freiburg Musikhochschule in Germany after winning the Friends of UWA Music Travelling Scholarship.

Biography enriches understanding of multicultural Australia

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

In focussing on the life of the prolific and courageous writer Ismail Kadare, a Professor of European Studies at The University of Western Australia has written the first full-length study in English of the battle for survival of literature in the hard-line Stalinist state of Albania.

Breast Cancer: The Facts - book launch and art exhibition

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

To mark the publication of Breast Cancer:  The facts written by Professor Christobel Saunders and colleague Dr Sunil Jassal, the School of Surgery at The University of Western Australia is holding a book launch and art exhibition at UWA's Cullity Gallery.

UWA students win Prime Minister's prize

Monday, 14 December 2009

Two students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised among the best and brightest university students from Australia and Asia, after being awarded national scholarships.

Research into motivation

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Children's motivation to study music will be the focus of a major project involving researchers from the School of Music.

The Australia Research Council has provided almost $400,000 for the four-year Creating Musical Futures project to develop school and community music education.

Celebrating the power of singing

Monday, 7 December 2009

More than 250 choristers came together at Winthrop Hall on Saturday 5 December for Sing It 2009!

The event was part of a community singing and research program led by Winthrop Professor Jane Davidson and sponsored by Healthway, Musica Viva and the Wicking Trust.

UWA student named Rhodes Scholar at Large

Friday, 4 December 2009

An Arts-Law honours student from The University of Western Australia with a strong sense of social responsibility has been named one of Australia's three Rhodes Scholars at Large.

Jessica Panegyres, of East Perth, aims to enrol in a Masters of Philosophy in Politics at the University of Oxford and hopes to become an active contributor to Australian public debate.

Indian Rim Asian University Games demonstrate sport, culture and friendship - 7 to 11 December

Thursday, 3 December 2009

The University of Western Australia will host the Indian Rim Asian University Games (IRAUG) from 7 to 11 December, in which more than 700 national and international athletes will take part.

This event will bring together the youth of the nations from universities within the Indian Ocean, Asian and Australian regions.

Universities to examine Indigenous studies

Monday, 30 November 2009

Some of Australia's leading Indigenous educators and researchers and two US experts will debate key issues and developments in Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous Studies during a two-day conference to be held at The University of Notre Dame and co-hosted by The University of Western Australia.

From Blogs to Bombs analyses classroom technologies

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

A new book from UWA Publishing examines digital technologies in education - including digital literacy, online socialisation, cyberbullying, cyberpredation, surveillance and censorship.

UWA Publishing shortlisted for human rights awards

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

UWA Publishing title The Native Title Market is on the shortlist for the 2009 Human Rights Award in Literature Non-fiction.

Author David Ritter worked as a native title lawyer for more than 14 years and as a commentator and analyst.

Students at UWA

German conference draws international interest

Friday, 6 November 2009

An international conference focused on the place and role of German language teaching and German studies in the global environment will be held at The University of Western Australia this month.

Withrop Professor Kim Beazley

In the Zone conference 8-10 November

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Foreign Minister Steven Smith, US ambassador-designate Kim Beazley, West Australian Premier Colin Barnett and other leading political, business, academic and media figures will meet at The University of Western Australia next week to debate the geopolitical, economic and social issues confronting our region.

Starry night at the Octagon

Thursday, 29 October 2009

The 40th anniversary of The University of Western Australia's Octagon Theatre will be celebrated this Saturday.

Poster for She Stoops to Conquer

Grads to perform She Stoops to Conquer

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Busselton/Crawley resident Elena Vettorel is glad she's only acting in the latest production by The University of Western Australia's Graduate Dramatic Society.

UWAP’s Jolley biography short listed for the biggest literary prize

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

UWA Publishing author Brian Dibble has just been short listed for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for his biography of prominent WA writer - Elizabeth Jolley.

Second life

Virtually going to Uni

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

The University of Western Australia will be launched in Second Life soon and residents of the popular 3D internet virtual world will be able to walk around campus, attend lectures and enter a competition to design the University's Second Life cultural precinct.