University News

University News

Expert urges Perth to follow Europe's lead and get moving

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Perth would become a healthier city where people would rely less on cars, even ‘green' ones,  and more on ‘active transportation' - a combination of public transport, walking and cycling - if  researchers at The University of Western Australia had their way.

UWA Energy and Minerals Institute links great minds and industry

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

The University of Western Australia's Energy and Minerals Institute will be launched this Friday.

Classic play with candid characters set to sizzle

Monday, 30 August 2010

SEXUAL friction, savage humour and verbal pyrotechnics are the catalysts fuelling Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof this November at UWA's Dolphin Theatre.

UWA golden boys wow world in Mandarin

Friday, 27 August 2010

For the first time in the nine years of the annual international Chinese Bridge Competition, students from one class took out most of the prizes.  And The University of Western Australia classmates did so live, in front of a reality TV audience of 100 million viewers throughout China.

UWA Albany throws open its doors - and dungeon

Thursday, 26 August 2010

The University of Western Australia's Albany Centre will hold its Open Day tomorrow, providing an opportunity to prospective students and the community to learn more about what life as a UWA student in Albany has to offer.

Game on for UWA

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The University of Western Australia will host more than 5,000 competitors from 41 universities across Australia at the 2010 Australian University Games starting on 26 September.

What's in a gnome? UWA researchers explore neighbourhood safety and health

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The association between neighbourhood and house design and walking as a measure of sense of community has been explored in two papers published recently in international journals by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Old stamen

World-beating scientists talk biology

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

How variations in human DNA sequence can impact disease evolution and the health risks of climate change are just some of the topics to be discussed at this week's 20th annual Combined Biological Sciences Meeting (CBSM) to be held at The University of Western Australia.

From welfare to warfare

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Sri Lanka's shift from a country with a unique social welfare structure to one marked by warfare is the subject of a new book by The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya.

Associate Professor Mark Tibbett

Soil scientist digs up dirt on crime

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

A soil scientist at The University of Western Australia could help solve some of the nation's most notorious murders.