Program to help retain teachers launched at UWA

Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Aiming to improve the quality of Health and Physical Education teachers' working lives and their likelihood of staying in the profession, a new program will be launched at The University of Western Australia on Friday. 

UWA researchers find trauma death rate highest in very remote areas

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The death rate from trauma in very remote areas of the state is more than four times the rate of death in major cities, according to a study by emergency medicine specialists at The University of Western Australia.  

Perth International Arts Festival welcomes new partnership with URS

Tuesday, 18 November 2008

The Perth International Arts Festival is delighted to announce engineering and environmental firm URS has thrown its support behind the Festival's highly regarded contemporary music venue Beck's Music Box.

UWA Press books on more shortlists

Monday, 17 November 2008

UWA Press is delighted to announce that Geraldine Wooller's novel The Seamstress published last year has been longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.  

UWA wins top workplace equity award

Monday, 17 November 2008

The University of Western Australia has taken out a top national diversity award in recognition of its strategies to give all people access to employment. 

Using web-based data on disability to make a difference

Monday, 17 November 2008

In the 19th century, doctors had little more than stethoscopes and microscopes to help them understand disease.  More than 100 years later, for doctors like The University of Western Australia's Clinical Associate Professor Helen Leonard, computers are proving an invaluable tool. 

Ted Snell - Director of UWA's new Cultural Precinct

Friday, 14 November 2008

Professor Ted Snell - artist, arts academic, curator and reviewer - has been appointed as Director of The University of Western Australia's new Cultural Precinct. 

Perfect French night starts at UWA

Friday, 14 November 2008

Most of us count ourselves lucky to see a foreign film once in a while.  The University of Western Australia and Cinema Paradiso are offering not only an award-winning French film but also the chance to meet its director, internationally acclaimed film-maker Bertrand Tavernier, before and after the screening. 

Apache Energy teams up with UWA

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Scholarships in engineering and geoscience and prizes for outstanding students will form part of a five-year agreement between leading gas supplier Apache Energy and The University of Western Australia. 

South Korean students win Barry Marshall Scholarships

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Two South Korean high school students will be awarded Barry Marshall Daejeon Scholarships and Adrienne Marshall English Language Scholarships worth $170,000, enabling them to study at The University of Western Australia.