University News

University News

PhD student cuts the mustard in travel award

Monday, 1 March 2010

Parwinder Kaur, a PhD student in the School of Plant Biology at The University of Western Australia, was last week awarded the prestigious 2009 Mike Carroll Travelling Fellowship.

UWA publishing shortlisted for national book design awards

Friday, 26 February 2010

In-house designer at UWA Publishing, Anna Maley-Fadgyas, has made the shortlist for this year's Australian Publishing Association's Book Design Awards.

Muslim women's challenges: A discussion led by a Muslim woman

Friday, 26 February 2010

A woman who wrote the classic gender-inclusive reading of the Qur'an will lead a lunchtime seminar at The University of Western Australia on the challenges faced by today's Muslim women. Professor Amina Wadud will discuss the centrality of Muslim women in debates on Islam; the relationship between Muslims and modernity; and the future of social developments in countries where Muslims live.

Rocky memories suggest Pilbara older than we thought

Friday, 26 February 2010

A new geological study in the Pilbara suggests that the evolution of the Pilbara began much earlier than previously thought.

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.