An exceptionally high-achieving UWA graduate has been named Beginning Teacher of the Year at the WA Education Awards. Rebecca Halse has a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma of Education from UWA, and works as a Secondary Ancient and Modern History Teacher at Shenton College....[Read more]
A wild Australian native fruit with 10 times more vitamin C than oranges and rich in healthy anti-oxidants will be studied by scientists led from The University of Western Australia to help develop as a potentially lucrative international cash crop for Aboriginal communities....[Read more]
The building industry loses members to mesothelioma at a tragic rate. Perth building identity Dale Alcock's personal loss has been marked with a
generous donation that will enable cutting edge genomic research into the
The recent fatal shark attacks at Gracetown in WA and Coffs Harbour in NSW are a tragedy and our sympathy is extended to the family and friends of the victims and to the surrounding communities....[Read more]
As NASA's new lunar orbiter, LADEE, prepares to scour the Moon's atmosphere and China readies its Chang'e rover to land on the Moon by the end of the year, a physicist from The University of Western Australia has made new discoveries about lunar dust using data obtained from matchbox-sized instruments placed on the Moon during the first four Apollo landings....[Read more]
Perth has officially been named the host city for the World University Match Racing Championships in 2016 by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) during a live webcast on Sunday 10 November 2013. The hosting duties will be a joint partnership between Australian University Sport (AUS) and The University of Western Australia (UWA), which will see student sailors from all over the world battle it out on the waters of the Swan River.
Evidence of complex microbial ecosystems dating back almost 3.5 billion years has been found in Western Australia's Pilbara region by an international team including UWA Research Assistant Professor David Wacey.
From great Russian theatre to world-class Israeli dance; from Man Booker Prize winners to Tony Award winners, from multi-player video theatre to a life-size bouncy castle Stonehenge, the 2014 Perth International Arts Festival really does have something for absolutely everybody.
A community taskforce which has seen researchers from The University of Western Australia work with volunteers and other organisations to tackle toxic algal blooms in Broome's Roebuck Bay has won the 2013 Southseas Oceans Hero Award.