Top British soil scientist joins UWA

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

A leading UK scientist who helped map the bacterial ecosystems of British soil in a world-first study will join The University of Western Australia to lead an expert team in soil rehabilitation research.

Rock art sailing ship with permission of Elder Wilfred Hicks

Move over, Time Team

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Fans of the ABC TV series Time Team, in which presenter Tony Robinson urges British archaeologists to find out all they can about an historic site in three days, will be interested to know that Archaeology Week is being celebrated in Australia from today.

Messages of support strengthen UWA response to student orientation camps

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Support from graduates, staff and students of The University of Western Australia for steps to introduce strict new rules for future undergraduate orientation camps has strengthened the University's resolve to eliminate inappropriate student behaviour.

Anthony Lamb

UWA graduates receive Gates Cambridge scholarships

Friday, 11 May 2012

Two graduates from The University of Western Australia were among just six Australians to receive 2012 Gates Cambridge scholarships.

WA Governor,  Malcolm McCusker AO QC and Prof David Lindsay with his award

Agricultural scientist honoured for 'inspiring influence'

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.

New Pathology Laboratory

New step forward in cancer care

Thursday, 10 May 2012

The University of Western Australia has unveiled a major step forward in cancer care for Western Australians with the opening of the State's first laboratory to translate new scientific discoveries based on the latest research in cancer biology into new advanced pathology tests.

Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey

"Music Royalty" composes for her

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Most musicians would cut off their right hand to have celebrated composers write for them.  But for Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey, this attention is almost predictable.  Since winning the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she has not looked back and has established a career that most would envy.

"The Mikado - in absentia" - The Vocal Program at UWA's School of Music

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The Vocal Program at The School of Music, UWA, presents "The Mikado - in absentia" - Andrew Foote (Artistic Director) - Caroline Badnall (Accompanist and Coach).

Three Rs - and Engineering - at school

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

State high school students will learn engineering in Years 8-12 and be encouraged to consider engineering as a future career under a new teaching program being developed by The University of Western Australia and Governor Stirling Senior High School.

Professor Gunesh Rajan

"Smart" ear fix trial to begin at Fremantle Hospital

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

In an Australian first, surgeons at Fremantle Hospital and The University of Western Australia believe a new method of repairing perforated ear drums could be a major advance in ear health.