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Research

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


Minister Dave Kelly with Chari Pattiaratchi and ocean glider

Funding boost for world-class research

13 June 2019

UWA and partner organisations will benefit from $67.5 million in overall funding to provide work-class equipment to advance scientific research in WA and support local jobs in STEM industries.

Dolphins

Male dolphins like sponging for mates

12 June 2019

When it comes to making friends, dolphins are just like us and form close friendships with other dolphins that have a common interest, according to new research by UWA.

Newborn baby

Babies make room in the womb for bacteria

07 June 2019

Our exposure to bacteria begins before we're born according to new research led by UWA and published in Frontiers in Microbiology.

Clocktower

Announcement by the Chancellor

05 June 2019

Professor Dawn Freshwater will be resigning from office as Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Professor Pat Dudgeon

Federal funding boost for Indigenous mental health services

05 June 2019

A research program led by UWA has received almost $5 million to improve the delivery of mental health services for Australia's Indigenous population.

Raine Study participant

Pregnancy stress linked to lower sperm count in male offspring

30 May 2019

Men whose mothers were exposed to stressful life events during the first 18 weeks of pregnancy may have reduced sperm counts when they become adults, according to a new study led by UWA.

Community

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


Shuan Hern Lee

UWA music prodigy named best in the world

11 June 2019

A 16-year-old student from UWA has won the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition in Dallas, Texas.

Sue Murphy

Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

10 June 2019

One of UWA's first female engineering graduates, a former Supreme Court Justice and one of Australia's most powerful executive women are among 22 graduates and five staff recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Johan Wesseloo

Australian Centre for Geomechanics appoints new director

07 June 2019

Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo has been appointed director of the Australian Centre for Geomechanics at UWA, replacing Professor Yves Potvin.

Dr Angus Turner

Eye doctor among those recognised in WA of the Year Awards

04 June 2019

A leading eye doctor from UWA with a deep passion for helping remote, rural and disadvantaged communities is among seven people to be recognised in the 2019 West Australian of the Year awards.

The trees speak

Perth Festival a magnet for tourists and locals

29 May 2019

Perth Festival attracts thousands of tourists and fosters social harmony and community pride in Western Australia, a new report shows.

Philippa Nikulinsky finishing the painting of Eucalyptus caesia in studio

Philippa Nikulinsky exhibition reflects WA's biodiversity

24 May 2019

The work of one of Western Australia’s most respected artists, Philippa Nikulinsky, will be showcased at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at UWA from Saturday 25 May.

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.