Educators find out how to enhance learning at UWA

Monday, 11 February 2008

Discussion on how teachers can provide rich and sustainable opportunities to enhance classroom learning and thinking will be the focus of three leading education academics visiting The University of Western Australia soon.

UWA's Sunken Garden theatre celebrates 60 years

Thursday, 7 February 2008

With Hollywood ‘royalty' attending the birth of theatre at The University of Western Australia 60 years ago, it is no wonder that the tradition of theatre in the Sunken Garden has had such a happy life.

School balls not fun for all, says UWA anthropologist

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

For many parents, text books, biros, new school shoes and uniforms are minor expenses compared to the cost of the upper school ball, an event increasingly being scheduled early in the school year.

Former WA Premier Carmen Lawrence joins UWA

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Former West Australian Premier and Fremantle Federal MP Carmen Lawrence will focus on the origins of fanaticism and extreme behaviour, including terrorism, in her new role this year as a Professorial Fellow at The University of Western Australia.

Music and medicine a harmonious mix at UWA

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

When flautist Anita Fuhrmann began studying music as a 17 year-old in The University of Western Australia's School of Music in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, little did she imagine that after completing her bachelor's degree she would be working on a PhD in a completely different faculty.

UWA lecture shines light on medical treatment

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

The use and application of light in medical diagnosis and treatment will be the subject of a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia next week.

Scholarships at UWA to benefit state's top students

Thursday, 31 January 2008

Many of WA's best young city and regional students, most fresh from high school, will benefit from generous scholarships offered by The University of Western Australia.

CLIMA consolidates as new director commences

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

William Erskine, Assistant Director General (Research) at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Syria for the last seven years, has commenced as Director of the Centre for Legumes In Mediterranean Agriculture (CLIMA) as it consolidates its third phase as a research centre within The University of Western Australia (UWA).

Professor Barry Marshall speaks out

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Professor Barry Marshall will deliver a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's UWA Extension Summer School, on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at 7.30pm to 9pm.

Australia's ageing rural workforce under UWA microscope

Tuesday, 29 January 2008

A researcher from The University of Western Australia who grew up on a cattle farm south of Perth is undertaking an ambitious study to find out more about the geography of ageing in Australia's rural workforce.