A revolution in teaching and learning enables WA's engineers to meet global challenges

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The University of Western Australia is responding to the global demands on engineering education with a range of new initiatives to improve teaching and learning.

Sexual economy in cities: lecture

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Cities have become hubs in an international sexual economy that is increasingly important as a driver of global economic change, according to a Professor of Urban Social Geography who will give a lecture on the topic at The University of Western Australia today.

Oceans Institute to guide future development

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The University of Western Australia is responding to the urgent need to protect the future of our Indian and Southern Oceans regions with today's launch of the UWA Oceans Institute.

Sun Fair shows how to achieve sustainable lifestyle

Monday, 22 March 2010

Perth Sun Fair 2010, to be held this Sunday at The University of Western Australia, will demonstrate that a sustainable lifestyle is environmentally sound, cost-effective and achievable.

Lessons for the present from prehistoric past

Monday, 22 March 2010

Fossil clues from the world's biggest extinction event, the ‘Great Dying' of 251 million years ago, will throw light on our present climate dilemma, according to a researcher from The University of Western Australia.

Stirring, soothing images at UWA

Friday, 19 March 2010

Award-winning Western Australian photographer Jennifer Schulz's latest exhibition, Finding Places, opens at The University Club of Western Australia Gallery on Monday.

Oceans Institute launches school of experts

Friday, 19 March 2010

The University of Western Australia will on Wednesday (March 24) officially launch its Oceans Institute - the State's most significant step toward finding answers to the complex issues that define our coastal and oceanic habitats.

UWA artist milks opportunity to show bovine professor

Friday, 19 March 2010

Acclaimed West Australian artist Len Zuks, who works as a fitter in The University of Western Australia's Facilities Management maintenance workshop, has created a new sculpture - a cow named Professor Bovinicus for the ‘CowParade' in the State's south-west.

Sex in bees and ants: male warfare and female power

Friday, 19 March 2010

Seminal fluid from one male can damage the sperm of other males in insect species where females mate with several males, according to international research carried out at The University of Western Australia and published today in Science.

Balancing energy and environment

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Winthrop Professor David Lumley will give a free public lecture: Geophysical monitoring of WA natural gas and CO2 projects: balancing energy and environment at The University of Western Australia next Wednesday.