Nobel Prize Winner Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney annual lecture in Dublin

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Professor Tom O’Donoghue is to give the November 2015 Seamus Heaney lecture at St. Patrick’s College, Dublin City University.

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.

Julian Donaldson

Julian Donaldson to step down as PIAF General Manager

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Perth International Arts Festival (PIAF) has paid tribute to outgoing General Manager Julian Donaldson who is stepping down after 10 years in the role.

Happy lady on the stage

Hollywood to Bollywood 4 enthrals audiences yet again

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Hollywood to Bollywood was first conceptualized by Valli Batchelor, the event’s artistic director, and premiered in 2011 under the sponsorship of the SAEA’s Abqaiq Chapter. "This event is an example of how the arts of movements and music can break barriers, deepen bonds of friendship, and promote health,” said Valli, an Abqaiq resident since 2009 and an Australian national award-winning proponent of multicultural arts. Valli is also a student with the School of Population Health.

Image credit: Patricia Piccinini, Protein lattice, Subset - Red Portrait, 1997

DeMonstrable exhibition marks 20 years since the 'earmouse'

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

In October 1995 the BBC science program Tomorrow’s World aired striking footage of a mouse with a human ear growing on its back. This vilified and celebrated living object became one of the defining images of the late 20th century and a symbol of our increasing capacity to shape and alter living bodies.

Elise Blumann Rottnest Lighthouse

Final days for one-time-only Elise Blumann Exhibition

Friday, 11 September 2015

Perth audiences are running out of time to see a unique collection of works by German émigré artist Elise Blumann, many of which will soon be returned to private owners.

Barry J Marshall Science Library

UWA Science Library renamed in Nobel Laureate's honour

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Ten years after Professor Barry Marshall’s Nobel Prize, The University of Western Australia has renamed its Science Library in his honour.

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton

UWA pays tribute to historian Geoffrey Bolton

Friday, 4 September 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of distinguished historian Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 83.

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

Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.