Front: Mum Sonja Moors and son; Back: Cycle Study trainer Louise Smargiassi

Pregnant women pedal towards diabetes solution

Monday, 11 February 2013

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are looking for another 100 or more pregnant women to join a study investigating whether exercise can help prevent gestational diabetes.

Rebecca Erin Smith

Wembley composer wins prestigious Schenberg Music Prize

Friday, 8 February 2013

Composer Rebecca Erin Smith is off to New York to study for a Masters degree after winning The University of Western Australia's prestigious Dr Harold Schenberg Music Prize for Composition.

Racing towards a centenary chequered flag

Thursday, 7 February 2013

A team of students from The University of Western Australia is aiming to celebrate UWA's 2013 Centenary year in a bright yellow racing car.

LUMINOUSnight spectacular to launch UWA 2013 Centenary

Thursday, 7 February 2013

The power of two million candles will transform landmark Winthrop Hall into a kaleidoscope of colour and sound tomorrow evening (Feb 8) for UWA LUMINOUSnight, a public celebration of art and culture to launch The University of Western Australia's 2013 Centenary year.

Centenary poem explores 'elusive wisdom'

Thursday, 7 February 2013

While four tangible objects will be unveiled during the Alumni and Friends Weekend to launch The University of Western Australia's 2013 Centenary celebrations, a literary creation - a poem - will also make its debut.

Seeking Wisdom: A Centenary History of The University of Western Australia

Seek wisdom: how a 100-year-old promise became reality

Thursday, 7 February 2013

It was a university built on the back of a vision to ‘advance the wealth and prosperity of the people' and to solve pressing agricultural and other problems by means of ground-breaking research.

Katie Dyer

Beazley Medal winner chooses UWA

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

WA's top secondary education student for 2012, Katie Dyer, has chosen to undertake The University of Western Australia's flagship course, a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours).

Centenary walk tour app reveals campus treasures

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

A new walking tour App launched by The University of Western Australia invites visitors with smart phones or tablets to discover the treasures of its Crawley campus, widely regarded as the most beautiful campus in Australia.

Digital recreation of a Hindu Chaturmukha, by Paul Bourke (iVEC@UWA)

Archaeologists cross space and time via advanced technology

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

The world's most advanced conference to discuss the use of cutting edge computer technology to model and interpret past societies is due to attract hundreds of archaeologists internationally to The University of Western Australia next month.

Hours to Sunset sundial

New Shaun Tan sundial marks 100 years of UWA

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Academy Award-winning author and illustrator Shaun Tan, who is a graduate of The University of Western Australia, has created a strikingly colourful mosaic sundial to mark UWA's 2013 Centenary year.