The University of Western Australia’s Associate Professor Jane Balme is part of an Australian archaeology team involved in the discovery of the world’s oldest-known edge-ground hafted axe from the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
Debra McDougall (Senior Lecturer, Anthropology and Sociology, UWA School of Social Sciences) has written a new book, Engaging with Strangers: Love and Violence in the Rural Solomon Islands (Volume 6, ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology Series, Berghahn Books). This ethnographic study draws on more than two and a half years of field research carried out over the span of more than a decade.
The UWA Africa Research Cluster and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade invite you to a special public lecture: WHEN:Tuesday 1 March 2016. Lecture 5.15pm, followed by reception WHERE:Fox Lecture Theatre (FOX 106: G59), Ground Floor Room G59, Arts Building RSVP: Entry is free but seating is limited. Please register here: http://prof-utomi-uwa-dfat.eventbrite.com.au
Find out how sleep disorders are related to the shape of your face, whether plant biology and advances in genomics could alleviate the growing global food crisis, and what our homes and communities will look like when living to over 100 is the norm.
The genesis for this study came out of the industrial development of the Burrup, once one of the forty-‐two islands of the Dampier Archipelago, located on the Pilbara region’s coast of Western Australia.
A rock shelter in the Weld Range provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, a research project partnered between The University of Western Australia and Wajarri Traditional Owners has discovered.
The vision of developing high quality and ethical Africa-focused research at UWA to help address the continent's challenges and harness its opportunities, promote the University's research and build new collaborations with Africa has been the driving force behind the establishment of a new Africa Research Cluster, formally launched on the 'Africa Day' anniversary, 25 May.
The UWA Energy and Minerals Institute have written a great piece on the new units with a focus on Africa being taught this semester at undergraduate and postgraduate level by Dr David Mickler from Political Science and International Relations. They have very kindly agreed to share the piece with us:
Beeson from Political Science and International Relations regularly
contributes to The Conversation. Last week he looked
at the implications of the recent decision to restrict Chinese investment in
real estate and wondered whether it highlights more general bilateral problems.' The great Chinese investment conundrum