In reference to the Australian Family Association event which was scheduled to be hosted on the UWA campus on Friday 17 August and at which Dr Quentin Van Meter and Mr Patrick Byrne were to speak, the booking has been voided due to non-compliance with UWA’s venue hire policy....[Read more]
An Australian vice-chancellor has called for universities to adopt a sectoral position on free speech, after her university cancelled a controversial address on safety grounds.The University of Western Australia head Dawn Freshwater said that the sector should emulate the University of Chicago in articulating principles of free expression. She has also called a meeting of her academic board to discuss what she terms a “crisis of leadership” afflicting society....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $6 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from diabetes to stillbirth, heart health, eye disease and the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ+ young people....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with an Australian molecular diagnostics company to develop a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of delivering a preterm baby....[Read more]
Six years after the launch of a ground-breaking program to create an understanding and acceptance of sexual diversity on campus, The University of Western Australia's ‘Ally program' has seen a shift in attitudes across campus.
The University of Western Australia will appeal against the decision of the Hon Justice Robert French in the Federal Court of Australia dismissing the University's claim with respect to inventions it claimed were developed by Dr Bruce Gray while employed by the University.
West Australian swimming sensation EAMON SULLIVAN will be a special guest at a ceremony at The University of Western Australia, on Friday, to sign an agreement that will enhance the performance of our future elite athletes.
The dangers of ecstasy - from dental problems due to teeth grinding, to panic attacks, convulsions and depression - will be highlighted as part of Health Day at The University of Western Australia next Tuesday.
A campaign on the danger of sexual assault and how to access help after an attack has been launched by students from The University of Western Australia, after a recent in-house survey found that most students thought they were not at risk.
New forms of oppression and stereotyping are emerging and old problems of accessibility and exclusion remain as digital culture becomes more entrenched in daily life, according to academic and author Professor Gerard Goggin.