Photo: Poppy Van Oorde-Grainger

Ancient art delivers modern health advice

Thursday, 7 October 2010

A mix of ancient sand-drawing techniques using fencing wire and modern projection technology will be used to educate Aboriginal people about preventing kidney disease.

Parental fear leads to inactive 'cottonwool' kids: study

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Children's development and wellbeing are under threat because their parents are fearful of strangers, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

'Hobbit' ancestors and art evolution under spotlight

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

A member of the Australian-Indonesian research team who announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis - known as the ‘hobbit' - will give a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia about the current research on their remarkable find.

Focus on fish vision in year of biodiversity

Monday, 4 October 2010

A seminar to be held next week at The University of Western Australia will take the audience on a 'swim-through' with some of Australia's most interesting fish including sharks, which were  around before dinosaurs.

UWA outclasses eastern rivals

Monday, 4 October 2010

The University of Western Australia has taken out the overall university champion at the 2010 Australian University Games, toppling previous champion Monash University with the University of Sydney in third place!

Senator Kim Carr

"Emotional" celebrations for humanities coup

Friday, 1 October 2010

Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr today visited The University of Western Australia to celebrate the awarding of one of the largest grants ever made to a centre in the area of humanities.

Fencing wire saves kidneys.... Launch of the Western Desert Kidney Health Project

Friday, 1 October 2010

A mix of ancient sand-drawing techniques using fencing wire and modern projection technology will be used to educate Aboriginal people about preventing kidney disease in a project that aims to save lives in Australia's vast Western Desert.

Lisa Carrie Goldberg

Creating art of sleep

Friday, 1 October 2010

Have you ever wonder what you look like when you sleep?  How about what your brain and body are doing while you're unconscious?  Ever imagine that you could produce artwork while you are sleeping?

UWA teaching recognised as among best in country

Thursday, 30 September 2010

The high standard of teaching at The University of Western Australia has been recognised in the 2010 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker

The 'right book' scoops Victorian Premier's Award

Thursday, 30 September 2010

A book that celebrates the power of literature has won its author - The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Brenda Walker - a Victorian Premier's Literary Award.