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Discover some of the ground-breaking research and innovation happening at UWA.

Microscope Needle

UWA's microscope-in-a-needle wins prestigious national award

26 November 2015

A team of biomedical engineers and doctors has won The Australian newspaper's Innovation Challenge.

Cardio Vascular Alliance

New Australian Cardiovascular Alliance launched

22 November 2015

Australian cardiovascular specialists are today warning against apathy toward CVD research in light of an apparent ‘disease fatigue’ that has robbed the sector of funding momentum.


Research uncovers how some coral can survive annual bleaching events

17 November 2015

A study has found that coral with high levels of fat or other energy reserves can withstand the impact of annual coral bleaching events, compared to coral with lower levels of fat reserves.


Major boost for children's diabetes research in WA

15 November 2015

Research into childhood diabetes in Perth has been given a major boost with today’s launch of the WA Children’s Diabetes Research and Education Centre for Research Excellence on the eve of World Diabetes Day.


Could colour blindness in men be an advantage?

09 November 2015

A new Western Australian study aims to find out whether colour blindness in men can actually be an advantage.

Professor Bruce Robinson

Funding for promising vaccine to shrink tumours

09 November 2015

World-leading Perth cancer researcher Professor Bruce Robinson believes his team is close to developing a vaccine to try and shrink cancerous tumours.


UWA is engaged with our local and international communities through education, research, vibrant events and cultural activities.

James Mushayija

UWA helping East African fight against crop devastating plagues

25 November 2015

A Rwandan Biosecurity Fellow’s visit to The University of Western Australia will help bring much-needed skills to African scientists trying to fight insect plagues threatening Africa’s food security.

Michael Grebla

UWA graduate wins John Monash Scholarship

24 November 2015

Engineering and music graduate Michael Grebla has been awarded a prestigious General Sir John Monash Foundation Scholarship. The postgraduate scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study overseas.

Music competition

UWA's Summer Music Academy seeking talented young musicians

23 November 2015

Talented young music students are invited to apply for The University of Western Australia's Summer Music Academy from December 7 to 11.

View from bridge of oil tanker

UWA to host international energy economics conference

23 November 2015

Some of the world’s leading energy economics experts will attend an international conference to address Asia’s future energy needs at The University of Western Australia in February next year.

Mark Randolph

Mark Randolph awarded Swiss honorary doctorate

22 November 2015

Internationally recognised geotechnical engineer Professor Mark Randolph has received another accolade for his expertise in offshore geotechnics.

Pat Dudgeon

UWA's Professor Pat Dudgeon shortlisted for Human Rights Medal

18 November 2015

The University of Western Australia has congratulated Professor Pat Dudgeon, the first Aboriginal psychologist to graduate in Australia and one of the first Mental Health Commissioners in the country, on being shortlisted for the 2015 Human Rights Medal.

Indigenous Commitment

The University is committed to enrolling and graduating the highest quality students and recruiting, developing and retaining the highest quality staff.

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