University News

University News

Assistant Professor Geoff Woodall

Passion for native plants nets award for UWA Albany researcher

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

A passion for native plants has won a researcher from The University of Western Australia the Great Southern Development Commission (GSDC) Medal for Excellence in Natural Resource Management.

Left to right: Laurentia McKessar, Jackie McArthur, Hayden Teo, Clare McKay

UWA graduates attract High Court judges

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Four of The University of Western Australia's top law students have been selected to serve as Associates to the High Court of Australia.

Colin Barnett to deliver public lecture at UWA

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

This Thursday, the Premier of Western Australia will deliver a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia Business School. The lecture will offer guests an opportunity to hear the Premier's views on a range of topics.

UWA student is Australia's peace pioneer

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

A 20-year-old Arts/Law student from The University of Western Australia, Thomas Williams of Morley, has been selected as Australia's sole representative at the 2010 Nkabom Commonwealth Youth Leadership Program to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, in September.

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.