University News

University News

Madeline Bates

Perth International Arts Festival appoints new film program manager

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

The Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeline Bates to the highly sought-after role of Program Manager:  Film.

Black hole discoverer to inspire students to aim for stars

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Western Australian school students and teachers will meet black hole discoverer Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr when he visits The University of Western Australia and the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin next week.

Harrington Seed Destructor

Weed seed destructor set to strike in wheatbelt

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

A weed seed destructor invented by a Darkan farmer and further developed by the WA Herbicide Resistance Initiative (WAHRI) at The University of Western Australia is set to be trialled this harvest.

Professor Malcolm McCulloch FRS

UWA scientist and Premier's Fellow elected to the Royal Society

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Coral reef expert, Premier's Fellow and research leader at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, Professor Malcolm McCulloch, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society.

UWA's virtual project shortlisted for US$10,000 prize

Monday, 24 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's presence in the virtual world of Second Life is one of 10 entrants from more than 130 nominations worldwide to be shortlisted for an international competition.

Pain and risk-free liver test wins acclaim for developer

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Professor Tim St Pierre, a physicist at The University of Western Australia who has researched the magnetic properties of iron in biology and medicine for 25 years, last night won a Clunies Ross award for his ‘significant and positive influence on the lives of many Australians'.

UWA seeks new artistic director for Perth International Arts Festival 2012

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has begun an international search for a new Artistic Director for the Perth International Arts Festival, the oldest international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia's premier cultural event.

Winthrop Professor Philip Mead

UWA expert wins NSW literary prize

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Philip Mead has won the New South Wales Premier's Literary Prize for Literary Scholarship for his book, Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry.

Carol Kaplanian

Honour-killing researcher wins prestigious award

Monday, 17 May 2010

A PhD candidate at The University of Western Australia who is researching ‘honour killings' in her native Jordan and in Pakistan has won the annual UWA Grace Vaughan Award.

Artist's impression new childcare centre

Work on new childcare centre begins

Monday, 17 May 2010

Staff and students of The University of Western Australia will benefit from a new 100-place childcare centre to be built on the University's campus at the corner of Clifton and Gordon Streets, Nedlands.