Hunger-beating 'Seeds of Life' for Timor-Leste

Monday, 11 July 2011

A program to alleviate hunger in Timor-Leste has been deemed a success leading to an agreement to continue the program into a third phase.

Professor Carlos Duarte

Leading oceanographer in bid to save last frontier

Monday, 11 July 2011

Ocean:  Opportunities in Exploring the Planet's Last Frontier is the title of the Inaugural Professorial Oration by Director of The University of Western Australia Oceans Institute, Professor Carlos Duarte.

Stephen Daisley

UWA congratulates top Aussie author

Friday, 8 July 2011

Debut novelist Stephen Daisley, who is completing his Doctorate in Creative Writing at The University of Western Australia, has won the prize for fiction at the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Waltzing the Wilarra

Perth International Arts Festival Helpmann Award nominees

Friday, 8 July 2011

The University of Western Australia is delighted that the Perth International Arts Festival has received six prestigious Helpmann Award nominations for artists and performers at the 2011 Festival.

Nobel Laureate wants more science graduates

Thursday, 7 July 2011

The University of Western Australia, one of the leading science research universities in the world, is bringing its Science for our Future Festival to Singapore.

What about me? UWA researcher to examine declining concern for climate change

Thursday, 7 July 2011

As the scientific evidence for climate change becomes more convincing, the public appears to show a paradoxical decline in interest and recognition of the problem, according to a researcher from The University of Western Australia.

Researchers hit the ground running

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Five early career researchers have been recognised at The University of Western Australia for having written the best published articles or books of the year in work that breaks new ground in five fields.

Picture courtesy of Dianne Krikke, UWA

Researchers identify key prey of rock lobster larvae

Thursday, 7 July 2011

A team of national and international marine researchers has identified the key prey of western rock lobster larvae, a finding that has important implications for the future of the country's most valuable fishery.

Graduates Walk: Pavers commemorate first century of UWA graduates

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Western Australia's new Governor Malcolm McCusker and his wife Tonya are among the first graduates to celebrate The University of Western Australia's first 100 years, while also helping future students, through a new project around the University's historic Oak Lawn.

Assistant Professor Ullrich Ecker

Why we believe lies even after they are proved wrong

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Humans are taught from an early age to tell the truth so if we realise the facts have been misrepresented, we do our best to set the record straight.  But a study from The University of Western Australia found even clear warnings to ignore misinformation can't erase the damage done.