Two climate change projects led by The University of Western Australia - one a study into reporting on climate change in the media and another focusing on the challenge of ancient soils under modern land use - have been chosen for funding by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
The University of Western Australia is introducing a new Master of Translation Studies course in 2014 to give postgraduate students a world-class, accredited program of study in contemporary translation studies between English and Chinese, French, German and Italian.
The untold story of how ancient Australians once walked a vast submerged sand plain dissected by rivers and rugged outcrops awaits discovery off WA's north-west coast, according to a leading expert from The University of Western Australia.
A ground-breaking new TV series about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities working closely with leading archaeologists to reveal more than 50,000 years of continuous occupation is expected to dramatically raise the profile of Indigenous heritage in Australia.
Sites of extraordinary cultural and archaeological significance in WA's remote Weld Range will be investigated and documented in a partnership involving Wajarri Traditional Owners and two archaeologists from The University of Western Australia.
The world's most advanced conference to discuss the use of cutting edge computer technology to model and interpret past societies is due to attract hundreds of archaeologists internationally to The University of Western Australia next month.
On Thursday 22 November 2012 the University of Western Australia’s Communications and Media Studies department hosted the ‘Stories from the Silver Screen’ Showcase Screening. Representing the culmination of three years hard work, the gala event displayed what the most creative and talented Communications and Media Studies students at the University accomplished.
This year the event was held at the art-deco Astor Theatre in Mount Lawley. Guests were invited to spend the night watching short movies that have been produced, directed, filmed and edited by the students.
Opportunities for Australia in the Asian century will not be limited to the economic powerhouses of China and India, with strength in the ASEAN (Association of South East Nations) countries increasingly providing growth prospects.
Graduates, staff members and students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised as finalists in this year's Australian of the Year Awards for WA, which will be announced on Saturday 24 November.
Indonesian culture and language studies in the ‘Asian Century' have been boosted at The University of Western Australia, which from 2013 will offer new scholarships in honour of the Vice-President of Indonesia, His Excellency Professor Dr Boediono.