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University News

Italian architect wins UWA emergency shelter competition

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

An Italian architect has won The University of Western Australia's inaugural Pavilion Project with her emergency shelter for remote areas and communities at times of disaster or distress.

UWA researchers dominate health awards

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

More than half the outstanding new researchers awarded funding to carry out important medical and health research in WA are from The University of Western Australia.

Seminar to focus on Parkinson's disease

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

The two sides of Parkinson's disease will be the focus of 2010 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held at The University of Western Australia when one of the State's most respected experts in Parkinson's disease and a patient will give presentations.

Nanjing delegation Aug 2010 with Professor Barry Marshall

UWA strengthens sister city ties

Friday, 13 August 2010

A delegation from Perth's sister city Nanjing visited The University of Western Australia yesterday, meeting UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson, Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and other senior University staff.

Artist:  Ni Made Rinu

Centuries-old Balinese tradition at UWA

Thursday, 12 August 2010

A 400 year-old Balinese painting tradition will be workshopped at The University of Western Australia during an art exhibition that will officially open on Indonesian Independence Day.

Poet and novelist Randolph Stow

UWA to celebrate life and work of Randolph Stow

Thursday, 12 August 2010

The life and work of West Australian poet and novelist Randolph Stow will be celebrated at a memorial service to be held at The University of Western Australia later this month.

Director of UWA's Centre for Energy, Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang

UWA welcomes research grants from state and industry

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

West Australian industry and the State Government have contributed more than $22 million to a series of research projects that won Federal Government funding in the latest round of linkage grants for The University of Western Australia.

Mr Glenn Stevens

2010 Shann Memorial Lecture: Glenn Stevens, Governor, RBA

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School is pleased to announce that the 2010 Shann Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Bumper week of science celebration at UWA

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

To celebrate National Science Week from 14–22 August, The University of Western Australia is hosting a number of public and schools events.

UWA Winthrop Professor Stephen Powles

Australian growers to benefit from nation-wide weed assault

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Grain growers around the nation will benefit from the new Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) based at The University of Western Australia.