UWA lecture looks at barriers to women in criminal justice

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

An academic who has written extensively about women behind bars is equally interested in those who are imprisoned by a ‘glass ceiling' and she will give a free public lecture titled ‘The Changing Role of Women Working in Criminal Justice' at The University of Western Australia soon.

Conquest and violence under the microscope at UWA

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Bloody conquest and settlement over past centuries have produced the world we live in and will be discussed at The University of Western Australia in the History Lecture Series, 2008. 

UWA boasts its biggest-ever Olympic contingent

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

The University of Western Australia boasts its biggest-ever Olympic contingent, with four students and five graduates set to represent Australia in Beijing and one graduate representing Zimbabwe. 

UWA's Rural Clinical School wins grants to beat disease through art

Friday, 1 August 2008

The University of Western Australia's Kalgoorlie-based Rural Clinical School, in partnership with the Wongutha Birni Aboriginal Corporation, has been awarded two major grants to support an exciting and innovative arts health project to combat diabetes and kidney disease in the Western Desert and the Goldfields.

Primary teacher education to be taught at UWA

Friday, 1 August 2008

In a move designed to address the teacher shortage and to attract quality teachers, The University of Western Australia will offer new primary teacher education courses from next year.

Middle East meets western wheatbelt

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Declining global biodiversity, which threatens plant genetic diversity and therefore the raw materials humans rely on for food, fibre, fuel, medicine and industrial products, has led to a far ranging collaborative research project between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the Sultanate of Oman.

New primary teacher education courses at UWA

Thursday, 31 July 2008

In a move designed to address the teacher shortage and attract quality teachers, The University of Western Australia will offer new primary teacher education courses from next year.

UWA graduate named Chief Justice

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Leading Western Australian Federal Court judge, Justice Robert French, who was named Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia this week, is another distinguished graduate from The University of Western Australia who is helping to shape the nation, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson. 

Former Federal Senator to talk about 'Forgotten Australians' at UWA

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

A former WA Senate representative who was instrumental in Federal inquiries into child migration and institutional care will speak at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia next week (Monday, August 4).

Three research teams from UWA reach national science finals

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards - the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books.