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Research

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Coral samples in tanks of water

Super corals adapt well to cold but struggle with warming oceans

18 September 2019

Super corals from extreme reefs can acclimatise to temperatures much lower than their natural environment but struggle to cope with their home reefs becoming hotter due to climate change, according to a global research team led by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at UWA.

Professor Enrico Valdinoci at UWA's Crawley campus

Top mathematician awarded prestigious fellowship

16 September 2019

Professor Enrico Valdinoci from UWA’s School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing has been awarded a Laureate Fellowship, providing up to $3.5 million in funding to support research activities over the next five years.

Blue tail skink on green leaf

Program brings endangered skink back to the wild

10 September 2019

The critically endangered Christmas Island blue-tailed skink is being released back into the wild following a successful decade-long captive breeding program.

Red emperor fish crowd around bait bag

Rare pictures uncover diverse marine life at Ningaloo Reef

10 September 2019

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have collected rare imagery revealing rich marine biodiversity at Ningaloo Reef, after deploying baited underwater cameras to analyse various fish species.

Helen Milroy

Stellar graduates join Young Lives Matter Board

10 September 2019

Australia's first Indigenous doctor Helen Milroy and Western Australia's former chief justice Wayne Martin have joined the board of UWA's suicide research initiative Young Lives Matter Foundation.

Raine Study

Origins of adult obesity found in early childhood

06 September 2019

Western Australia's Raine Study provided important data for a major international study that has found body mass index in babies, children and adults is influenced by different genetic factors that change as we age.

Community

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


Rosalie Primary School and Osborne Primary School students examine images in Astrophotography: Revealing the Night Sky and Deep Space the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery with parents and teachers at the University of Western Australia, March 2019.

Exhibition explores the night sky through cultural interpretation

20 September 2019

A new exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the concept of the night sky from cultural, scientific and artistic perspectives.

UWA Business School building at night

UWA Business School named highest-ranked MBA in the State

18 September 2019

The University of Western Australia Business School has been ranked #1 in Western Australia and placed in the top 10 schools nationally for its MBA program, according to the Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Rankings 2019 survey, released on Friday 13 September 2019.

VOICE conference committee

WA children urged to have their say at UWA VOICE Conference

16 September 2019

WA children aged five to 12 are being encouraged to sign up for the inaugural Children's VOICE Conference to be run by children for children.

Winthrop Hall

UWA retains top spot in WA in Times Higher Education rankings

12 September 2019

The University of Western Australia remains the highest-ranked university in WA and eighth in the nation according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Alex and Agatha Cohen

Vale Alex Cohen

10 September 2019

The University of Western Australia is saddened by the recent death of former Chancellor and Clinical Professor of Medicine, Alexander Cohen.

Sam Dulyba and Lucy Burns

Awards and achievements - September 2019

03 September 2019

Congratulations to the many staff and students for their achievements in September.

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.