The psychology of quality of life

Monday, 13 October 2008

How people improve their outlook on life and their overall happiness by using psychological strategies to manipulate the way they think is the subject of tomorrow's free public lecture as part of The University of Western Australia's Business School's Stan and Jean Perron Visiting Fellow Series.

Maths whizz kids to compete at UWA

Friday, 10 October 2008

Just when you thought the Olympics were over...let the true games begin.

Whilst the Water Cube and Bird's Nest are already becoming distant memories, the WA Junior Mathematics Olympiad is just gearing up, ready to challenge young minds in the quest for mathematical excellence.

UWA forum for science teachers

Thursday, 9 October 2008

New initiatives aimed at attracting young people to science and science teaching will be on top of the agenda for more than 90 science teachers from Western Australian high schools at a breakfast at The University of Western Australia on Monday 13 October 2008. 

UWA teachers recognised for excellence

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Two University of Western Australia lecturers and the University's UniSkills program have been recognised in the 2008 Australian Awards for University Teaching. 

The globalisation of school choice?

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

The latest published offering by The University of Western Australia's Anthropology and Sociology researcher Dr Martin Forsey compares Australian values associated with private education to those in other countries and suggests our desire for choice is creating a wider class divide.   

UWA helps boost Iraqi agriculture

Thursday, 2 October 2008

The University of Western Australia is playing a key role in helping Iraq improve its crop production and reduce its reliance on food imports.

The large Hadron Collider and the quest for the fifth dimension

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Professor Tony Gherghetta, Federation Fellow at the University of Melbourne, will speak about the world's most powerful microscope - the Large Hadron Collider - at a free public lecture in The University of Western Australia's Social Sciences Lecture Theatre on Tuesday, 14 October. 

UWA free public lecture - Why are we here?

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

The University of Western Australia has invited Glasgow-based astronomer and cosmology expert Dr Martin Hendry to help answer some of the big questions about our place in the universe at a free public lecture next Wednesday night.

Sichuan earthquake scholarship

Tuesday, 30 September 2008

The University of Western Australia is offering a student from Sichuan University a postgraduate scholarship to study with Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall. 

World champion UWA Motorsport launches 2008 vehicle

Monday, 29 September 2008

The University of Western Australia's World Championship-winning Motorsport team will launch their 2008 race car tomorrow night.  The launch marks the eighth vehicle that the team at UWA have built.