Instructor [photo: RedR Australia]

Fieldwork in complex and hostile places

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Dr Scott Flower is an ex-soldier, with stints as a professional mountain rescuer in New Zealand and intelligence analyst at ASIO also under his belt.

Adil Cader

United Nations internship takes Adil to New York

Thursday, 11 May 2017

New York was bustling in September last year. The city hosted concerts by Adele, Beyonce, Kanye West and AC/DC. Stan Wawrinka and Angelique Kerber won the US Tennis Open, the Metropolitan Opera launched a new season, and the city marked the 15-year anniversary of 9/11.

And in amongst it all, UWA Master of International Relations student Adil Cader landed in New York.

Professor Ryan Lister

UWA awarded $17.8 million in national research funding

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

The University of Western Australia has received $17.8 million for 42 new research projects as part of the Australian Research Council’s major grants announcement.

Axe flakes

Archaeologists find world's oldest axe in WA's Kimberley

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

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

Thursday, 10 March 2016

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.

"Nigeria In The 21st Century" Public lecture presented by Prof. Patrick Utomi Lagos Business School Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

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

Hot spots

UWA expert says more 'green' needed to cool Perth's suburban hotspots

Thursday, 4 February 2016

An environmental engineering expert at The University of Western Australia said ‘greening’ the suburbs of Perth will help reduce the emerging urban health crisis of heatwaves.

Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project features on the ABC's 7:30 Report tonight

Monday, 2 November 2015

The ABC's  7.30 Report will tonight screen a piece on the ARC Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project.

People Power Challenges Malaysia’s PM, But Change From Within Most Likely - Graham Brown writes for The Conversation

Friday, 4 September 2015

Graham Brown, Professor of International Development at the University of Western Australia, writes for The Conversation on the topic  People power challenges Malaysia’s PM, but change from within most likely

Boris Baer

Discover UWA's best ideas at Research Week

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

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.


Murujuga Marni Rock Art of the Macropod Hunters and Mollusc Harvesters By Ken Mulvaney

Friday, 19 June 2015

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.

When Allies “Misspeak” - Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Mark Beeson writes for the Australian Institute of International Affairs on the topic of When Allies “Misspeak”

Evidence Of Oldest Human Occupation In Mid-West Discovered

Friday, 5 June 2015

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.

New Africa Research Cluster Launch

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

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.

Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad? - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad? - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation on the topic Maurice Newman: mad, bad or sad?

Mark Beeson

Geopolitics versus geoeconomics: the new international order - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Mark Beeson writes on the implications of Britain’s decision to join China’s new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Geopolitics versus geoeconomics: the new international order.