New research by a scientist at The University of Western Australia contradicts a commonly held view that non cyclist car drivers are more aggressive towards bike riders than motorists who are also cyclists.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Veronica Brady, former Professor of Literature at UWA, Catholic nun and tireless campaigner for Indigenous rights, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 86.
Former governor general Quentin Bryce, Western Australia’s Chief Justice Wayne Martin and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson are among several prominent Australian and international speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality later this week.
An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow....[Read more]
The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
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.