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Research

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Medical researchers awarded $10.8m in Federal funding

12 December 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $10.8 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from new life support systems for preterm babies, to respiratory diseases in children and how genetic background influences the development of mesothelioma.

The great debate - plastic versus metal water bottles

12 December 2018

With reusable water bottles quickly growing in popularity in recent years for the health-conscious, environmentally aware and as a trendy sports item, The University of Western Australia's Professor Anas Ghadouani from the UWA School of Engineering and Oceans Institute has put the health and safety of water bottles to the test.

Hayley Christian and Monique Robinson Teddy

Keeping kids healthy and active over the Christmas break

10 December 2018

It’s hard not to succumb to pressure from a child who wants the latest video games and devices for Christmas, but according to University of Western Australia Associate Professor Hayley Christian it is important to consider gifts that encourage physical activity and outdoor play.

Fish at home on subsea oil and gas pipelines

07 December 2018

A research project carried out by The University of Western Australia on a BHP subsea oil and gas pipeline off the north-west coast of Australia has found the pipeline has two to three times more the commercial value of fish than surrounding areas in deep waters.

Bushfire

Anxious people respond worst to bushfire threat

06 December 2018

Research from The University of Western Australia has found people who are anxious or easily stressed are less likely to be well prepared or respond well to bushfires.

Emergency services

One in three emergency services personnel are stressed

29 November 2018

A national study commissioned by Beyond Blue and led by UWA has found one in three emergency services employees experience high psychological distress.

Community

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


Winthrop Hall

Four UWA graduates awarded John Monash Scholarships

14 December 2018

Four graduates from The University of Western Australia are among 18 young Australians to be awarded prestigious John Monash Scholarships for 2019 at a ceremony held last night at the Sydney Opera House.

(L-R) Dr Dianne Mclean, Coco Stacey (aged 13 from Sorrento), Mike Taylor, Alex McLean (aged 6 from Palmyra), Chloe McLean (aged 8, Palmyra) at Bicton Baths sq

UWA Oceans Institute provides free resource to schools

14 December 2018

Amazing fish facts that help to explain the serious side of Western Australia’s marine environment and why it’s so important to protect it, as well as a species identification guide for young explorers are all in a new book available free to schools.

Dr Catherine Nguyen

UWA student wins Australian Medical Association gold medal

14 December 2018

A medical student from The University of Western Australia has been presented with a prestigious Australian Medical Association (AMA) Gold Medal.

Shopping

Shopping and managing debt over Christmas

11 December 2018

The University of Western Australia's Finance Professor Ray da Silva Rosa has some tips for enjoying the festive season without breaking the bank.

Dr Taryn Foster and Joshua Dunne

Three UWA graduates awarded Fulbright Scholarships

07 December 2018

A marine science postgraduate, an international relations graduate and one of Australia’s brightest young female entrepreneurs have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2019, joining a prestigious global group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners.

Celebrate the festive season at UWA

05 December 2018

The University of Western Australia will come alive this festive season with a Christmas concert set against the magnificent backdrop of Winthrop Hall.

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.