Krista McMeeken

UWA law student finalist for Young Australian of the year

Thursday, 3 November 2011

The University of Western Australia today congratulated final-year law student and reconciliation campaigner Krista McMeeken, who has been named as a State finalist in the Young Australian of the Year Award 2012.

UWA scientists scoop finals

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Scientists from The University of Western Australia are the three finalists in the 2011 WA Scientist of the Year Awards.

Diane Smith-Gander

More women join UWA Business School Board

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

More than a third of The University of Western Australia's Business School Board is now made up of female members, following the appointment of Anne Nolan, Director General of the WA Department of Finance.

New Masters in Journalism at UWA

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

A new Masters Degree in International Journalism to be offered next year at The University of Western Australia will aim to produce the best student journalists across all media formats - print, broadcast and digital.

UWA leads in research funding

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.

Flower pyramid ca 1690-1720, artist unknown

Power in porcelain - objects of desire

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Emotions form an integral part of everyday lives.  They drive cultural, social, political and economic change.  Sometimes without us realising it, modern day emotions are intertwined with objects - such as porcelain - that have shaped history.

Barry Jones to speak at asylum seeker debate

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Neither Here nor There:  Why Malaysia is the Wrong Solution is the title of a forum to be held at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

The primitive hagfish

Study finds hagfish use slime to choke predators

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

A new study has found the primitive hagfish, also known as a "snot eel" can defend itself by releasing a noxious slime that chokes would-be predators.

Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke

Google hires UWA software engineering students

Monday, 31 October 2011

Landing a dream job with Google is just sinking in for software engineering students Ragil Prasetya and Travis Kirke, from The University of Western Australia, who will work as Software Engineer Interns at the technology giant's Sydney headquarters.

CHOGM comes to The University of Western Australia

Saturday, 29 October 2011

An historic gathering took place at The University of Western Australia tonight with Commonwealth Heads of State attending a dinner hosted by the Australian Prime Minister at the University’s Winthrop Hall.