UWA Press books on Premier's shortlist

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

UWA Press is delighted to announce that four of its books published in 2007 have been shortlisted in the Premier's Book Awards to be awarded on Thursday 30 October by the Western Australian Premier, Colin Barnett MLA. 

Mona Lisa - the best known girl in the world

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

The transformation of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa into the great portrait par excellence and its rise to global fame from the nineteenth century to the present will be explained at a free public lecture hosted by The University of Western Australia's Institute of Advanced Studies. 

UWA and Clough launch centre for first-year engineers

Monday, 27 October 2008

Leading Australian-based engineering firm Clough Limited will seal a deal this Wednesday, October 29, to fund a First Year Centre for engineering students at The University of Western Australia.

UWA technology helps rewrite evolutionary time lines

Monday, 27 October 2008

State-of-the-art technology at The University of Western Australia has helped to rewrite the history of major groups of life on the planet. 

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.