Graduates Walk: Pavers commemorate first century of UWA graduates

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Western Australia's new Governor Malcolm McCusker and his wife Tonya are among the first graduates to celebrate The University of Western Australia's first 100 years, while also helping future students, through a new project around the University's historic Oak Lawn.

Assistant Professor Ullrich Ecker

Why we believe lies even after they are proved wrong

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Humans are taught from an early age to tell the truth so if we realise the facts have been misrepresented, we do our best to set the record straight.  But a study from The University of Western Australia found even clear warnings to ignore misinformation can't erase the damage done.

Study finds sexual selection drives genital evolution

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered that male genitalia evolve in the same way that birds use brightly coloured feathers and insects use song - to promote male reproductive success.

Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Fiona Stanley on ABC Board

Monday, 4 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley, child health expert and Director of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, has been appointed to the board of the ABC.

A new look at China

Friday, 1 July 2011

The behaviour of companies and industrial dynamics and energy and sustainability are some of the topics to be addressed at a major international conference to be hosted by The University of Western Australia's Business School and the Association for Chinese Economic Studies (Australia).

Orion Nebula

Spirited stargazing unlimited

Friday, 1 July 2011

More Western Australian school students will be able to take part in an innovative astronomy program through The University of Western Australia, thanks to an agreement signed yesterday between Hawaiian Pty Ltd and UWA.

Evan Kennea

WASO appoints Kennea

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Perth International Arts Festival Program Manager Evan Kennea has been appointed head of artistic planning at the WA Symphony Orchestra.

Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang

UWA engineers top national 100

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang FTSE, Foundation Professor of UWA Chemical Engineering and Director of the Centre for Energy, has been named in the 2011 Top 100 Australia's Most Influential Engineers.

UWA's Zadko telescope tracks rare near-earth space rock

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Astronomers breathed a sigh of relief when an asteroid passed within 12,000km of Australia, closer than communication satellites.

UWA hosts biggest anthropology conference in southern hemisphere

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

The biggest anthropology conference to be held in the southern hemisphere has attracted more than 500 delegates from 30 countries.