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Discover some of the groundbreaking research and innovation happening at UWA.

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New global partnership to secure future of renewable energy

19 January 2021

Developing new methods to accurately locate high quality deposits of copper and reduce the environmental impact of mining is the focus of a new partnership between The University of Western Australia, BHP and the University of Bristol.


Robots and technology to change retail as we know it

18 December 2020

Dr Sanjit K. Roy, UWA Business School and Dr Gaganpreet Singh, Jindal Global University, look at a retail revolution that is under way, where robots are playing an increasingly important role.

$15 million in funding to support health and medical research

15 December 2020

Eleven UWA research projects have received a combined $15 million in funding, including a project aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of Aboriginal young people through activities with horses.

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Seabed critters found to stabilise subsea pipelines

15 December 2020

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found subsea pipelines have become a haven for small ocean critters with unexpected benefits that could help reduce the environmental footprint of offshore operations.

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New hub to tackle top environmental challenges

11 December 2020

UWA will host a new research hub to provide national leadership in threatened species research as well as helping the nation deal with extreme events such as bushfires.

UWA bee services

Researchers buzzing over business to improve bee health

11 December 2020

A new spin-out business that will help improve the health and management of the State’s bee population has been launched by The University of Western Australia.


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

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Former Finance Minister Mathias Cormann appointed to UWA Business School

18 January 2021

The University of Western Australia has appointed Australia’s longest-serving Finance Minister, the Hon Mathias Cormann, as an Adjunct Professor in the UWA Business School.

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Dads play an important role this festive season

18 December 2020

Professor Bruce Robinson has an important message for dads this Christmas – don’t underestimate how important you are to your kids.

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Jupiter and Saturn to converge in rare spectacle over Perth skies

11 December 2020

Perth will be in for a visual delight when Jupiter and Saturn converge in a “great conjunction” on Monday 21 December, the closest they have been together since 1623.

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Law student wins 2020 John Koowarta Scholarship

11 December 2020

Law student Sophie Coffin from The University of Western Australia has been awarded the 2020 John Koowarta Scholarship.

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Childcare centres urged to adopt new policy to boost kids' physical activity

01 December 2020

Childcare centres will be invited to help boost children’s physical activity levels by signing on to a new program which commits them to creating more opportunities for physical activity, including energetic play.

New approach to Aboriginal restorative justice helps reduce reoffending

23 November 2020

A restorative justice program designed and delivered in partnership with Aboriginal elders and prisoners has led to a reduction in reoffending.

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.