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.

Justin Hewett and Chinese Consul General in WA, Ms Wang Yiner.

UWA student builds bridge to China

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

A rich general knowledge of China and high quality public speaking skills have earned a student from The University of Western Australia second place in the national finals of a Mandarin-speaking and performance competition.

'Slum shack' to highlight poverty at international conference

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

A ‘slum shack' will be built by urban planning students from The University of Western Australia to highlight the plight of millions of people living in informal settlements in rapidly urbanising areas of the developing world.

The ‘shack' will be constructed during a major UWA-hosted international conference from 4 to 7 July

Winthrop Professor Izan Izan

UWA teachers achieve national recognition

Monday, 27 June 2011

Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.