A sundial created by Academy Award-winning graduate Shaun Tan; a weekend full of alumni celebrations; a spectacular light and sound show; and Faculty contributions to the community will all be part of our centenary celebrations in 2013.
Seven was a lucky number for young UWA medical researchers
Seven of the major prizes awarded during Medical Research
Week went to UWA researchers and graduate students. And seven of the eight new
research grants from the WA Department of Health were won by UWA staff.
With NAIDOC Week to be celebrated throughout Australia from the first Sunday in July, it is fitting to reflect on our University's commitment to Indigenous Australians and to building a dynamic partnership between the University, the Aboriginal community and the broader society.
Len Zuks, carpenter and welder in UWA's building workshop, was busy on campus, sporting his grey overalls as one of the University's Mr Fixits.
At the same time, Len Zuks the internationally renowned artist had two paintings on display in Lebanon: the first as part of a United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity; the other as part of a London Olympics exhibition in Beirut.