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Research

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


Honey bee

Research into honey showcased at conference

25 May 2018

A project studying Western Australian honey for antibacterial properties that could be used in human health products has uncovered some surprising results.

UWA Vice-Chancellor with WUN Executive Director

Worldwide Universities Network brings global academic talent to Perth

25 May 2018

Close to 200 university leaders from across the world are meeting at UWA to celebrate their efforts towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and tackling global issues.

Vaccinations

Non-vaccinators just want to fit in

24 May 2018

A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has revealed parents’ choices about whether to vaccinate their children are largely influenced by their social networks, with parents often left feeling either validated or marginalised within their communities.

Bremer Bay

Study reveals how sub-tropical corals cope with the cold

23 May 2018

Corals growing in high-latitude reefs in Western Australia can regulate their internal chemistry to promote growth under cooler temperatures, according to new research at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at The University of Western Australia.

First settlers

People voyaged to Australia by boat more than 50,000 years ago

21 May 2018

Researchers working to solve the mystery of how people first reached Australia have shown that arrival was made by sizeable groups of people deliberately voyaging between islands.

Fossil

Fossil discovery challenges history of our ocean

18 May 2018

A global research team has discovered sea lily fossils, providing new evidence the species lived in shallow water in the Southern Hemisphere millions of years longer than previously thought.

Community

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


UWA

UWA Public Policy Institute to help shape the future

23 May 2018

The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society.

Professor David Blair

Top science honour for UWA physicist

22 May 2018

After playing an integral role in the detection of the first gravitational wave, The University of Western Australia’s Professor David Blair has been recognised by his peers with election to the Australian Academy of Science.

Chairman Ronald Woss AM

New foundation at UWA to help save young lives

18 May 2018

A new foundation at The University of Western Australia will support research to identify trigger points for youth suicide and measures to help predict when someone is at high risk.

Dr Bransby

New Fugro Chair in Geotechnics

18 May 2018

Leading geotechnical engineer, Dr Fraser Bransby, has been appointed Fugro Chair in Geotechnics at UWA's Oceans Graduate School (OGS) within the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.

IQ Awards

Latest in innovation showcased at the UWA IQ Awards

11 May 2018

An invention to monitor leukemia cells in the blood, methods to develop better medicines with fewer side-effects and an app to help school students develop skills for the future workplace were big winners at this year’s UWA IQ Awards.

Iain Grandage

Iain Grandage to lead Perth Festival

10 May 2018

One of Western Australia’s most successful cultural exports, Iain Grandage, has been appointed Artistic Director of Perth Festival for 2020-23.

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.