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Research

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Sanitiser

UWA sanitiser to protect most vulnerable from COVID-19

27 March 2020

Some vulnerable groups such as the elderly, small businesses and people in self-isolation from COVID-19 will be provided with hand sanitiser through a new initiative led by The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with UWA’s local Federal MP, Celia Hammond.

Vaccine

New program to monitor adverse effects of new vaccines

25 March 2020

A new Australian pilot program led by UWA, in partnership with SmartVax, MedAdvisor and the Queensland University of Technology, will monitor the effects of flu vaccines administered by pharmacists this flu season.

Toilet paper

Tissues, paper towels and wipes can block toilets if flushed

25 March 2020

Waste water engineering researchers from UWA have emphasised the importance of only flushing toilet paper down the toilet, instead of using alternatives such as tissues, which could compromise WA’s sewerage infrastructure.

Breastfeeding

Coronavirus and breastfeeding - UWA researchers clarify the facts

20 March 2020

As the COVID-19 virus situation continues to unfold, UWA's lactation research team has put together information to help doctors and health professionals support breastfeeding mothers by outlining the known facts

Stillbirth

Early care key to preventing stillbirth in migrant women

19 March 2020

Researchers from The University of Western Australia say the key to decreasing stillbirth in Australian women who were born overseas lies in early care and good information provided at the start of pregnancy.

UWA clocktower

UWA to change teaching methods in response to COVID-19

19 March 2020

The University of Western Australia will ramp up campus health and safety measures and move to online teaching from next Monday 23 March, in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Community

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


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UWA moves quickly to online operations

27 March 2020

UWA has transitioned rapidly to an online mode to ensure continuity of teaching for students as well as the safety of its workforce.

KIDDO

Free program to help kids stay active at home

26 March 2020

A program run by The University of Western Australia is providing much-needed resources to help children and families remain active during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Dr Ana M. M. Sequeira standing outside

UWA marine researcher chosen to tackle global ocean challenges

26 March 2020

A senior research fellow at The University of Western Australia is one of only two Australians to be awarded a prestigious international grant to address some of the most critical challenges facing the world’s oceans.

Crime

New criminology course to advance criminal justice research

25 March 2020

Responding to rising interest in crime prevention and the need for more Australian research in the criminal justice sector, The University of Western Australia has launched a new criminology major.

PROSH

PROSH available online for the first time ever

25 March 2020

For the first time ever, The University of Western Australia’s student newspaper PROSH will be sold online to raise money for three local charities.

social distancing

Social distancing effective in reducing spread of COVID-19

25 March 2020

New world-leading research by UWA has confirmed that social distancing measures such as working from home, self-isolation, and community contact reduction are highly effective in reducing the number of cases of COVID-19.

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.