Autumn Graduation honour for Stan Perron

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

West Australian businessman and philanthropist Stan Perron will this week receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters at The University of Western Australia.

UWA builds on its Italian connection

Thursday, 12 March 2009

The University of Western Australia has expanded a fourth exchange program with Italy having just hosted the first group of 14 short-term students from the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, in Milan.

UWA physics guru takes top prize in India

Thursday, 12 March 2009

Leading University of Western Australia researcher, Professor Jim Williams, has received the oldest and most prestigious Award of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS).

Distinguished Engineer and Statesman honours profession leader

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

His Excellency, Dr Ken Michael AC, Governor of Western Australia, will deliver the 25th Dr George Hondros Memorial lecture, "Beyond Structural Engineering"  tomorrow (Thursday March 12) at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Fogarty Foundation awards recognise the State's brightest

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Many of the State's top students were presented with scholarships to study at the University of Western Australia during a ceremony at Winthrop Hall last night.

Justice Goldstone

International criminal justice examined

Monday, 9 March 2009

Former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Richard Goldstone, will deliver this year's Toohey Oration, "The Prospects for International Criminal Justice".

UWA celebrates International Women's Day

Monday, 9 March 2009

International Women's Day is about solidarity and equality, according to Professor Krishna Sen, new Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Western Australia,

Lessons in climate change

Monday, 9 March 2009

A pioneer in the use of global climate models as a tool to explain the causes of climatic and environmental change, will give this year's Joseph Gentilli Memorial Address, "Grand Swings in Climate Change: Greenhouse Gas Trends Across Time" at The University of Western Australia tomorrow.

UWA top-up scholarships help support postgraduate research

Friday, 6 March 2009

Scholarship holding research students returning to The University of Western Australia this year will, for the first time, receive Top-Up Scholarships valued at $5,000 in response to the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) falling below subsistence level.

Catharine Lumby

Concerns about sexualisation of children addressed

Friday, 6 March 2009

Concerns that children are being sexualised in popular culture and art will be the subject of a free public lecture by commentator and author Professor Catharine Lumby at The University of Western Australia soon.