Close to 200 academics, university leaders and researchers from across the world are meeting at The University of Western Australia in Perth this week to celebrate their efforts towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to determine the next steps in tackling these and other global issues....[Read more]
A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has revealed parents’ choices about whether to vaccinate their children are largely influenced by their social networks, with parents often left feeling either validated or marginalised within their communities....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society....[Read more]
Corals growing in high-latitude reefs in Western Australia can regulate their internal chemistry to promote growth under cooler temperatures, according to new research at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
A student team from The University of Western Australia has been named global winner of the Google Online Marketing Challenge, beating more than 1,600 student teams from 369 university classes, in more than 47 countries around the world.
Mark Scott, Managing Director of the ABC, will host a roundtable discussion - Conversations about Ethical Leadership - at The University of Western Australia soon. One of the questions raised will be: ‘Should we expect a higher moral standard from public leaders than we do from ourselves?'
The athletes are ready to go to Beijing - but are the spectators? Thanks to a new course offered by The University of Western Australia's Confucius Institute, people planning to visit China, either for the Olympics or on business and holiday trips, can be better prepared.
Professor Leigh Simmons, a leading evolutionary biologist at The University of Western Australia, will this week receive a Certificate of Distinction at the opening ceremony of the 23rd International Congress of Entomology in Durban, South Africa.
‘Remembering Feminism's Queer Pasts: Emotional and Political Landscapes of the Cold War'; ‘Shock, Boredom and Iconography of Sexual Violence in Frontier Films'; and ‘Mothers of Sin: Indigenous Women's Perceptions of their Identity and Sexuality' - these are just some of the intriguing subjects under discussion at an international conference starting at The University of Western Australia soon.
Can Australian farming survive climate change and is there a role for Australian farmers to help mend the damage of salinity and desertification? In the age of industrial scale farming, is traditional farming a lost cause - a sentimental fantasy?