UWA Expert Series – COVID-19
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24 November 2020
Researchers at UWA have developed a program using artificial intelligence to automate traffic surveys and provide better data that could improve the future of road designs.
19 November 2020
A new study by The University of Western Australia has revealed that South Australia’s harsh lockdown is likely to be the most effective strategy to contain and then reduce the spread of COVID-19.
17 November 2020
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $12.5 million in Federal funding for 27 research projects ranging from a project to save seagrass from climate change to exploring the social practices of oral health in Australian preschool children.
03 November 2020
Four researchers have been awarded $1.6 million in Federal Government funding for four research projects that range from a study into the life and death of plant genes to an integrated approach to bushfire management.
29 October 2020
Researchers from The University of Western Australia are part of a global team that has assembled the DNA of Southern Right Whales
28 October 2020
Researchers from UWA and the Western Australian Museum have discovered 13 new species of the elusive ‘spricket’ in Australia’s north-west, a creature that looks like a cross between a spider and a cricket and is only around 3mm long and 0.5mm wide.
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.
23 November 2020
A restorative justice program designed and delivered in partnership with Aboriginal elders and prisoners has led to a reduction in reoffending.
20 November 2020
The University of Western Australia has honoured the State’s top urban planner.
06 November 2020
Pioneering Aboriginal psychiatrist, researcher and mental health champion Professor Helen Milroy has been named joint winner of the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize.
30 October 2020
City Beach resident and mathematics student Max Anderson Loake has been named Western Australia’s Rhodes Scholar for 2021.
28 October 2020
Students at UWA will be able to access a welcoming and inclusive new space that aims to promote wellbeing through early intervention, peer support and easy access to campus health services.
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.