Andrew Styan awarded $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg art prize

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

The prestigious $35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize, a bequest to The University of Western Australia, has been awarded to emerging, mature-age graduate Andrew Styan for his work The Bell Buoy.

Zoe Bush

2015 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

A final-year Law/Arts student with a passion for social justice and particularly Indigenous issues has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Professor Paul Johnson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia

UWA's In The Zone to travel to Jakarta

Friday, 1 May 2015

The highly successful In the Zone forum will next year be held in Jakarta as well as Perth, The University of Western Australia announced today.

Elena Douglas and Bernard Salt

Smart Power - prosperity, persuasion and projection In The Zone

Friday, 1 May 2015

There is no "one Asia", and Australia needs to respond to different countries in the Indo-Pacific zone in new and diverse ways, according to the founder of Knowledge Society, Elena Douglas.

In The Zone panellists

Australia and Indonesia: A matter of special importance

Friday, 1 May 2015

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.

Foreign Minister Hon Julie Bishop

Major demographic change In The Zone will reshape our future

Friday, 1 May 2015

Dramatic demographic changes in the Indo-Pacific zone over the next three decades will have a significant transformative effect on the region, according to the Hon Julie Bishop, Foreign Minister.

Dignitaries at the In The Zone Leadership Forum

Western Australia's relationships In The Zone will continue to flourish

Friday, 1 May 2015

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.

Professor Andy Fourie

Research helps tackle mine tailings disasters

Friday, 1 May 2015

Research and technology transfer activities at The University of Western Australia are helping address a persistent and serious problem facing the mining industry worldwide.

Former Indonesian President postpones visit

Monday, 27 April 2015

Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has postponed his visit to Perth.

Dr Yudhoyono was due to attend the In the Zone Leadership Forum at The University of Western Australia this Friday 1 May.

Dr Catherine Noske

New editor for Westerly

Friday, 24 April 2015

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.