New Dean to lead Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

An eminent Australian academic and internationally renowned scholar of Indonesian media and culture has been appointed to lead The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  

Minister to join UWA Motorsport World Champions celebration

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

A celebration honouring The University of Western Australia's world-beating Motorsport team will have some special guests - Fran Logan, Minister for Energy, Resources, Industry and Enterprise, as well as visitors from the universities of Zhejiang and Kobe.

UWA hits top gear for Expo

Friday, 8 August 2008

Tens of thousands of prospective students and members of the public will visit The University of Western Australia this Sunday to learn more about one of the best teaching, learning and research institutions in Australia.

Palm Island death in custody examined in UWA lecture

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Forty-five minutes after his arrest for swearing at a police officer and his incarceration in the Palm Island watch house, 36 year-old Cameron Doomadgee was dead, with injuries like those of someone who had been in a car crash. 

UWA lecture looks at barriers to women in criminal justice

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

An academic who has written extensively about women behind bars is equally interested in those who are imprisoned by a ‘glass ceiling' and she will give a free public lecture titled ‘The Changing Role of Women Working in Criminal Justice' at The University of Western Australia soon.

Conquest and violence under the microscope at UWA

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Bloody conquest and settlement over past centuries have produced the world we live in and will be discussed at The University of Western Australia in the History Lecture Series, 2008. 

UWA boasts its biggest-ever Olympic contingent

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

The University of Western Australia boasts its biggest-ever Olympic contingent, with four students and five graduates set to represent Australia in Beijing and one graduate representing Zimbabwe. 

UWA's Rural Clinical School wins grants to beat disease through art

Friday, 1 August 2008

The University of Western Australia's Kalgoorlie-based Rural Clinical School, in partnership with the Wongutha Birni Aboriginal Corporation, has been awarded two major grants to support an exciting and innovative arts health project to combat diabetes and kidney disease in the Western Desert and the Goldfields.

Primary teacher education to be taught at UWA

Friday, 1 August 2008

In a move designed to address the teacher shortage and to attract quality teachers, The University of Western Australia will offer new primary teacher education courses from next year.

Middle East meets western wheatbelt

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Declining global biodiversity, which threatens plant genetic diversity and therefore the raw materials humans rely on for food, fibre, fuel, medicine and industrial products, has led to a far ranging collaborative research project between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the Sultanate of Oman.