Two weddings for the price of one in grads' double act

Friday, 12 June 2009

Two short, one-act farces, both focussing on impending weddings and inherent family dramas, will complete a compelling double bill from The University of Western Australia's Graduate Dramatic Society, opening soon at UWA's Dolphin Theatre.

Grads' winter season boasts high comedy and grand drama with Sir Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy followed by Anton Chekhov's The Proposal. Each is directed by young women directors: Meredith Daniel, of Tuart Hill, is steering the former and Jo Williams, from Hamersley, the latter.

Finding quality time for your sheep

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Finding it hard to juggle your cropping operation with your sheep operation?  Had enough of feeding sheep in the dark during seeding?  The University of Western Australia is working on some solutions. 

World-first research proves folate reduces bowel cancer risks

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

West Australian researchers are urging people to increase their intake of green leafy vegetables after breakthrough research has revealed folate can significantly cut the risk of bowel cancer.

UWA wins $833,000 funding to future-proof table grape industry

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Researchers at The University of Western Australia will conduct a $833,000 project aimed at future-proofing the State's $24 million table grape industry. 

Helping to hear life

Monday, 8 June 2009

The University of Western Australia has become a member of the first international network of the world's leading hearing implant centres - one of only two members in Australia. 

Public lecture focuses on French explorers of WA

Monday, 8 June 2009

Noted scholar and museum curator Myra Stanbury will give a public lecture this Thursday focusing on the travels of French explorers who undertook the first studies of flora and fauna in Terra Australis, in particular Western Australia. 

UWA to host 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games

Thursday, 4 June 2009

The University of Western Australia will host up to 1,200 university students from nine countries in December as part of the 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games.

Dr Kristen Nowak

Can we make weak babies strong? 2009 Karrakatta Club lecture

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

An award-winning scientist who found a way to reverse one of the causes of floppy baby syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, will deliver this year's Karrakatta Club Lecture.

UWA to host 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

The University of Western Australia will host up to 1,200 university students from nine countries in December as part of the 2009 Indian Rim Asian University Games.

UWA Vice-Chancellor, graduates and a student recognised in WA Citizen of the Year Awards

Monday, 1 June 2009

The head of The University of Western Australia, four UWA graduates and a UWA student have been honoured at the 2009 Western Australian Citizen of the Year Awards. 

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson was named WA's Citizen of the Year in the Professions category of the awards at a gala dinner on the weekend.