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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The newly appointed Director of The University of Western Australia's Cultural Precinct, Professor Ted Snell, will outline the future of the precinct when he is guest speaker at UWA Convocation's next meeting.