Experts to discuss how financial crisis will affect WA

Monday, 20 October 2008

The University of Western Australia's Business School has lined up a panel of experts including Professor Raymond da Silva Rosa and Professor Ken Clements to discuss the worldwide financial crisis at a free public forum this week. 

A conversation with Robert Drewe

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Internationally acclaimed novelist Robert Drewe will discuss The Rip, his latest book of short stories set against the background of the Australian coast, at The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 21 October.  

Bikinis and boardies Cottesloe Beach walk for brain tumours

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are urging members of the public to join them in this year's International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA) fundraising challenge to circumnavigate the globe on foot three times (120,000km). 

Research into plant proteins targeted

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Plant cells are the factories that provide the food we eat, the air we breathe and play a critical role in a balanced environment and provide energy in a sustainable manner. 

Australian Research Council awards $14million to UWA research

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

A project to identify new strategies in the design of anticancer drugs is one of 40 successful University of Western Australia research projects to have won funding from the Federal Government.  

Hilarious new play stars in new-look Dolphin

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

The University of Western Australia's Graduate Dramatic Society can't quite believe their luck.  Their production of A Laughing Matter, a play never before seen in Australia, is the first to be staged in UWA's freshened-up Dolphin Theatre, which has had a facelift, a lick of paint and a new suspended ceiling. 

The Imam and the Pastor - Healing conflict in Nigeria

Tuesday, 14 October 2008

The two men responsible for mediating peace between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria's Plateau state will be the guest speakers at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia on Saturday October 25. 

New titles for UWA academics

Tuesday, 14 October 2008

The University of Western Australia has become the first University in Australia to adopt a new structure for academic titles, aligning it with academic titles in Canada, the United States, East Asia and parts of Europe. 

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.