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22 July 2019
A global research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Western Australia has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to Australian blowflies.
19 July 2019
A study led by The University of Western Australia and Oceanwise Australia has revealed the remarkable biodiversity of the Exmouth Gulf in Western Australia’s remote North West, including a secret nursery where whales whisper to their calves.
18 July 2019
A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organisations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not.
17 July 2019
Researchers at UWA have developed a robotic fish that behaves like a bodyguard for native species and safeguards them against the aggressive attitudes of invasive pests. Lead researcher Dr Giovanni Polverino, was awarded one of the inaugural Forrest Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in 2017.
15 July 2019
The number of Australians over the age of 70 taking five medicines or more a day has risen to nearly one million people and is increasing, according to a new study led by UWA in collaboration with UNSW, Sydney. The study has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
12 July 2019
Researchers at UWA and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with Australian company SpeeDx to commercialise a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of premature birth. They predict the test could reduce premature birth by up to 30 per cent.
23 July 2019
Find out what’s on offer at the only WA university ranked in the world’s top 100 when The University of Western Australia holds its annual Open Day on Sunday 4 August between 9am and 3pm. Whether you’re a school-leaver, mature-age student, parent or teacher, you’re invited to visit UWA’s stunning Perth campus.
23 July 2019
A new External Advisory Board for The University of Western Australia’s Oceans Institute has been announced today which includes four new directors who will join current directors Mr Jock Clough and Dr Larry Madin.
11 July 2019
A new exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Berndt Museum of Anthropology will showcase a significant collection of paintings from the 1970s to 1980s by artists from the Central Desert region.
05 July 2019
More than 40 Year 10 and 11 Indigenous students from across the State will spend their school holidays at The University of Western Australia for the annual Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp where they will learn about future career opportunities.
26 June 2019
The Academic Ranking of World Universities has placed UWA in the world's top 10 in Mining and Mineral Engineering (5th), Marine/Ocean Engineering (7th) and Clinical Medicine (8th) - the best result of any Australian university.
24 June 2019
A Perth Modern School student with a passion for neuroscience and medicine has taken out this year’s WA Brain Bee Championship held at UWA.
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.