Jessup International Moot Competition winners

Law school team makes Jessup Moot finals again

Monday, 7 February 2011

For the third year in a row, UWA's Law School student team will compete in the international rounds of the Jessup International Moot Competition after successfully competing in the national finals held yesterday at the High Court of Australia in Canberra.

WA's incredible underground orchid

Monday, 7 February 2011

Rhizanthella gardneri is a cute, quirky and critically endangered orchid that lives all its life underground.  It even blooms underground, making it virtually unique amongst plants.

array of ‘hot plates’ measure effects of rising water temperature

‘Hot plate’ technology to assist research into ocean warming

Thursday, 3 February 2011

A team involving scientists from the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia has devised a unique way of studying the effects of ocean warming on marine life.

UWA Pavilion project photo courtesy Nic Montagu

Art meets emergency shelter at UWA

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

An emergency shelter designed for disaster areas and remote communities will remain in front of Winthrop Hall at The University of Western Australia until Monday 11 April.

Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker

Perth Writers' Festival draws top authors

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Leading international and Australian authors will take part in this year's Perth Writers' Festival, to be held at The University of Western Australia from 4-7 March.

Winthrop Professor Dennis Haskell

Symposium to mark Dennis Haskell's brilliant career

Monday, 31 January 2011

A symposium marking the retirement of a champion of Australian literature in schools and universities throughout the world will be held at The University of Western Australia on February 17 and 18.

New state genome research equipment ready for use

Monday, 31 January 2011

Faster, cheaper and more effective clinical research and diagnosis of a wide range of genetic diseases including neuromuscular disorders and cancers will be available to Western Australians after the commissioning of new state-of-the-art gene sequencing equipment.

UWA people named in Australia Day Honours

Friday, 28 January 2011

The awarding of Australia Day Honours to three academics was further recognition of the contribution The University of Western Australia made to its community, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.

Faster, cheaper, better research and diagnostic equipment

Thursday, 27 January 2011

State-of-the-art technology that will provide rapid, relatively low-cost and accurate genome information previously unavailable in WA will be launched at Royal Perth Hospital on Monday 31 January.

Shaun Tan hope for Oscar success

Thursday, 27 January 2011

A graduate of The University of Western Australia, Shaun Tan's animated feature The Lost Thing has been nominated for an Oscar.