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Research

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Dr Andrew Guzzomi

Australian farmers to reap rewards from weed chipper

24 February 2020

The University of Western Australia has partnered with a WA-based manufacturing company to commercialise an award-winning mechanical weed chipper that serves as a ground-breaking alternative to the use of herbicides for weed management in large scale cropping operations.

Athena SWAN

UWA recognised for gender diversity and equity in STEMM

21 February 2020

The University of Western Australia is one of 11 organisations to be awarded an internationally recognised Athena SWAN Bronze Award last night for its commitment to gender diversity in the STEMM subjects of science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine.

Gia Parish, Pru Steinerts, Colonel Pam Melroy, Hon Dave Kelly, Aude Viganelles, Anthony Fortina

UWA scientists part of a new Perth space agency

18 February 2020

The University of Western Australia is part of a new consortium that will position Perth as a global centre for remote operations in space, where universities and industry will collaborate on space exploration projects such as NASA's Lunar Gateway.

Dorinda Hart

Women invited to share their experience surrounding abortion

11 February 2020

Women who have experienced an abortion are invited to take part in a study into the post-abortion experience.

Kimberley rock art

Kimberley rock art figures dated at 12,000 years

07 February 2020

Archaeologists at UWA are part of a national team of researchers that has been able to more accurately date a significant number of the Kimberley’s most remarkable ancient rock art to more than 10,000 years ago.

Western Australian Pilbara pebble mouse

Survival of Australian species hinges on working together

30 January 2020

When faced with unfavourable environmental conditions, rodent species are likely to form social groups and work cooperatively, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Community

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


Hackett buildings

Accounting degree gives students a head start

21 February 2020

Students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting at The University of Western Australia will now be able to complete the professional requirements of the Charted Accountants (CA) qualification as part of their degree, in a move that will set students apart in the job market.

James Walker standing in the CIVMEC facility

Engineering scholarship recipient sails off to Germany

20 February 2020

An engineering graduate from The University of Western Australia who is passionate about marine engineering is heading to Bremen, Germany, after being offered an opportunity to work with shipbuilding company Lürssen.

Hackett scholarships

Hackett scholarships help students access tertiary education

17 February 2020

The University of Western Australia has welcomed more than 200 students through its new Hackett Scholarship program, which provides financial support to students from regional and metropolitan areas to ease the transition to university.

Irwin Lewis

In memory of Aboriginal trailblazer Irwin Lewis

14 February 2020

The University of Western Australia has paid tribute to Irwin Lewis, the first Aboriginal student to attend UWA, who passed away on January 28 at the age of 80.

Buŋgul performers at Perth Concert Hall

Perth Festival lights up for 2020

07 February 2020

Perth Festival's epic summer celebration of people and place bursts into brilliant life this weekend to welcome everyone to share another fantastic February full of promise and wonder.

Winthrop Hall arches

Statement from the Vice Chancellor - Travel restrictions to mainland China

02 February 2020

On February 1 the Australian Government announced that foreign citizens’ travelling from China would be unable to enter Australia. This means that non-Australian citizens, residents, and their dependents are prevented from entering Australia from mainland China.

Indigenous commitment

The University of Western Australia acknowledges that its campus is situated on Noongar land, and that Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land, and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.