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Research

Discover some of the groundbreaking research and innovation happening at UWA.


Intensive care unit

Allocation of scarce health care resources raises confronting ethical issues

25 May 2020

A researcher from The University of Western Australia has highlighted the ethical choices faced by healthcare professionals as they decide who is allocated scarce life-saving medical resources during the COVID-19 crisis.

Healthy coral reefs need fish mix to survive

21 May 2020

A new study from The University of Western Australia has revealed clear evidence highlighting the importance of fish biodiversity to the health of tropical coral reef ecosystems.

Jo McDonald

UWA projects receive $3.1 million in national research funding

21 May 2020

Three projects from The University of Western Australia, have received a combined $3.1 million in research funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council.

Twins

Study shows how our experiences shape who we trust

20 May 2020

A study by researchers at UWA and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland has examined the basis of trust and what makes some of us trust more readily than others.

Young Lives Matter

Suicide prediction more important than ever

19 May 2020

Mental health researchers at UWA's Young Lives Matter Foundation are moving closer to accurately identifying individuals at greater risk of suicide, so timely support can be directed to safeguard them.

Male Treefrog

Male treefrogs get the jump on rivals

18 May 2020

The inconsistent sexual signals of male treefrogs have made it more difficult for females to find a quality mate, according to a new study by a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Community

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


UWA Accredited Exercise Physiologist Ben Kramer conducting a Telehealth session

Exercise physiology students use telehealth to help community

25 May 2020

In response to physical distancing requirements imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, exercise physiology students from The University of Western Australia are now offering exercise fitness and rehabilitation consultations to the local community using online telehealth.

Ebony

Scholarship recipient determined to make a difference to dental health

20 May 2020

A second-year Doctor of Dental Medicine postgraduate student from The University of Western Australia is this year’s recipient of the Country Women’s Association of Western Australia Rural Dental Scholarship.

Megan Menon

Scholarship helps budding lawyer achieve career aspirations

18 May 2020

A Bachelor of Arts graduate from The University of Western Australia has been awarded the first McCusker Law Scholarship to support her postgraduate studies in law.

Wai Li

UWA engineer recognised by global industry body

15 May 2020

An engineering PhD student from UWA has been globally recognised as one of the top 15 young engineering professionals in the petroleum engineering industry.

Prof Peter Dean

Awards and Achievements - April 2020

05 May 2020

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Manta Ray and Man - Peter VanHoog

World leading marine scientists Zoom in to help Year 12 students

05 May 2020

Some of the world’s leading marine scientists will be Zooming in to high school classrooms this term to help Year 12 students achieve their best in their final year of study amid the COVID-19 confusion.

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.