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]
All levels of the community will benefit from the combined efforts of the State and Federal Government to attract international support for the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in WA, Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia said today.
A new Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia will play an important role in developing Australia's cultural and intellectual capital, the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson said today.
While world supplies of natural sandalwood may be dwindling, women can still buy perfumes, such as Obsession by Calvin Klein and Opium by Yves St Laurent, which contain the essential oil, thanks to researchers such as Chris Jones, a PhD candidate in the School of Plant Biology at The University of Western Australia (UWA).
Soprano Sara Mcliver will be among several prominent West Australians to be awarded with honorary degrees or Chancellor's medals during the autumn series of graduations at The University of Western Australia from Monday, March 31 to Thursday, April 17.
The latest developments in cosmic explosions, such as the death of stars, are the subject of a public lecture at The University of Western Australia, tomorrow by internationally renowned astronomer Professor Shri Kulkarni.
Complex global problems such as obesity, the wellbeing of migrants, the health benefits of romantic relationships, and mining community health will be the bread and butter of a new centre at The University of Western Australia.