UWA Open Day

UWA Open Day draws budding teachers

Friday, 27 October 2017

Hundreds of high school students were inspired to pursue a teaching career when they visited the Graduate School of Education booth at UWA Open Day.

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia? UWA explores the challenges

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia? UWA explores the challenges

Friday, 27 October 2017

Australia is now in the early stages of introducing legislation that could put an end to companies endorsing a variety of modern forms slavery within their global supply chains.

UWA is establishing a new mediation clinic

UWA to establish first comprehensive mediation clinic at an Australian university

Friday, 27 October 2017

The University of Western Australia is set to establish the first comprehensive mediation clinic at an Australian University.

Makeup being used to replicate Black Death symptoms

Special effects makeup transports school pupils to the Black Death

Thursday, 26 October 2017

School pupils have been transported back through time to the age of the Black Death – thanks to special effects (SFX) makeup.

The Centre for Human and Cultural Values

New centre to promote the understanding and appreciation of human and cultural values

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education is setting up a new centre to promote the understanding and appreciation of human and cultural values and their impact on important social issues.

Clarinettist Ashley Smith

Churchill Fellow takes risks at Fremantle Festival

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The University of Western Australia’s Churchill Fellow has performed an unexpected and experimental music event as part of this year’s Fremantle Festival.

Black Death workshop

Students experience Black Death

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Fake blood, latex buboes and special effects make-up were all part of the lesson when pre-service Humanities and Social Science (HASS) teachers took part in a Black Death workshop.

New experimental farm takes UWA Archaeology to new depths

New experimental farm takes UWA Archaeology to new depths

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The University of Western Australia’s School of Social Sciences is investing in a new ‘experimental farm’ for the study of archaeology, rock art, and forensics.

UWA researchers

Research measures Indigenous outcomes in the Kimberley and Pilbara

Friday, 20 October 2017

A study commissioned by the State Government and carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia has provided the first detailed analysis of government service provision and expenditure in the Kimberley and the Pilbara and its impact on Indigenous communities.

Business School professor leads workplace mental health partnership

Business School professor leads workplace mental health partnership

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Led by UWA Business School professor, Sharon Parker, the Centre for Transformative Work Design has partnered with The Mental Health Commission to support the development of evidence-based activities and resources within the Centre’s state-wide Thrive@Work Strategy.

Josephine Wilson won the Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel Extinctions

UWA creative writing graduate wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Josephine Wilson, a UWA creative writing graduate, has won the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award with her second novel, Extinctions.

Students from the Hyogo Floating Floating University summer school program

Asian Studies brings Japan closer to UWA

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Two community engagement events have helped bring Japan closer to UWA.

Dr Bonnie Thomas (left) receiving an Australian Award for University Teaching

French lecturer scoops national teaching award

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

A French lecturer at The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious national teaching award.

Fiona Mayne

International award for early childhood researcher

Friday, 8 September 2017

A researcher from UWA’s Graduate School of Education has won the 2017 European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) Student Research Award.

Teacher

Classroom simulation to help pre-service teachers

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Entering the classroom for the first time is a daunting prospect for many pre-service teachers.

Instructor [photo: RedR Australia]

Fieldwork in complex and hostile places

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Dr Scott Flower is an ex-soldier, with stints as a professional mountain rescuer in New Zealand and intelligence analyst at ASIO also under his belt.

Helen Wildy with a program participant

Saudi teachers develop their skills in WA schools

Monday, 4 September 2017

Some of Saudi Arabia’s most promising teachers are developing their skills in a unique WA program.

Dirk Baur

Monopoly reflects real-life housing crisis

Monday, 4 September 2017

Australia’s housing affordability crisis has been likened to the board game Monopoly, with a researcher from The University of Western Australia demonstrating striking comparisons between current trends in house prices and disposable income with the game’s probable outcomes.

Baseley Law Library sign

New collaborative zones for refurbished Beasley Law Library

Thursday, 31 August 2017

UWA Law School students now have access to a library that provides increased opportunities for technology use and collaborative work.

Business School

Shell, Wesfarmers, CBH executives join UWA Business School Board

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Three high profile WA business leaders have been appointed to the UWA Business School Board.