New research by a scientist at The University of Western Australia contradicts a commonly held view that non cyclist car drivers are more aggressive towards bike riders than motorists who are also cyclists.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Veronica Brady, former Professor of Literature at UWA, Catholic nun and tireless campaigner for Indigenous rights, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 86.
Former governor general Quentin Bryce, Western Australia’s Chief Justice Wayne Martin and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson are among several prominent Australian and international speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality later this week.
An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow....[Read more]
The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA).
His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former President of the Republic of Indonesia, remains hopeful that relations between Australia and Indonesia will be able to withstand the strain of recent events.
The Hon Colin Barnett, Premier of Western Australia, said today that the state's ongoing economic and social relationships with key Asian countries would continue to strengthen, and Western Australia would "bounce back just as quickly as it has done every other time" from current issues such as iron ore pricing and supply.
The Westerly Centre is happy to announce that Dr Catherine Noske has just joined The University of Western Australia as the new editor of Westerly magazine.
Dr Noske joins Westerly from Monash University where she completed a PhD in creative writing last year. She has held a Residential Fellowship at Varuna (National Writers' House), won the A.D. Hope Prize of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, and was a Visiting Research Scholar in the Writing Programme at Warwick University, UK.