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University News

New Library will shape the future

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

A $30 million purpose-built science library will be opened by the Governor of Western Australia, Dr Ken Michael, at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

Summer School attracts Australia's leading legal minds

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland and State Attorney-General Christian Porter head a distinguished line-up of speakers at this year's Law Summer School, to be held at The University of Western Australia this Friday, February 26.

UWA leads new project to address science crisis

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

A project led by The University of Western Australia will examine ways to motivate students to study science in the face of an anticipated worldwide shortfall in scientists.

UWA researchers receive Rank Prize for nutrition

Monday, 22 February 2010

Two researchers from The University of Western Australia, including a Deputy Vice-Chancellor, were this month recognised on the international stage for their ground-breaking work on human lactation.

Two UWA publishing authors shortlisted for 2010 Adelaide Literature Awards

Monday, 22 February 2010

Ross Gibson's The Summer Exercises and Martin Harrison's collection of poetry, Wild Bees, have been shortlisted for this year's Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

Exploring the dark side of the universe - public launch and lectures

Friday, 19 February 2010

International scientific delegations will meet at The University of Western Australia on Monday for the public launch of the key multi-million dollar southern hemisphere gravitational wave observatory project, proposed to be built at Gingin.

Learning from the luminaries of WA planning

Friday, 19 February 2010

The University of Western Australia is host to a public lecture that will revisit and celebrate the ideas and works of WA planning luminaries Professor Gordon Stephenson, Professor George Seddon and Margaret Feilman.

UWA Professor delivers review of Western Australian Curriculum

Thursday, 18 February 2010

Teachers' salaries linked to their qualifications; student reports written in language that parents and students can understand and a limit on the teaching load for first-year teachers are among the recommendations in a report to the W.A. government prepared by The University of Western Australia's Chapple Professor of Education, David Andrich.

Making a difference

Thursday, 18 February 2010

In an Australia-first, tertiary students have partnered with a major volunteering organisation to set up a volunteering hub at The University of Western Australia.

UWA suburban turf talk: a dry argument

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

As the major managers of turfgrass in suburban Perth, local government authorities are under increasing pressure to reduce water use and improve water use efficiency, while still providing and maintaining quality community recreational and sports facilities.