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COVID-19 update: Latest advice for the UWA community.

Research and impact

UWA research tackles global, regional and local issues to make the world a better place. We work with government, industry and other partners enabling us to translate our research and tech innovations into tangible economic, social and environmental impacts for Australia and the world.

Research news

  • Deep-sea sponges set to inspire future construction designs

    Thu, 22 Jul 2021

    A group of international researchers has shown that the unique skeletal structure of a deep-sea sponge can inspire the design of future skyscrapers.

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  • UWA awarded $8 million to lead two new Industrial Training Centres

    Wed, 21 Jul 2021

    Two new centres led and co-led by UWA have been awarded more than $8 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme.

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  • School routes swimming in junk food ads

    Tue, 20 Jul 2021

    Perth children are being exposed to thousands of junk food ads every year on their way to and from school.

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Our community

Our community of students, staff, alumni and friends changes lives locally and globally through education, research, employment, enterprise and innovation, partnerships, enrichment programs, sports, events and cultural activities.

News from our community

  • UWA athletes set to compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

    Mon, 12 Jul 2021

    More than 16 students, club members and alumni will represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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  • Changing the world one step at a time

    Thu, 8 Jul 2021

    When flatback sea turtles are born and notice artificial light, they can be encouraged to move toward it instead of the ocean. UWA Student Louise Mason Costanzo learnt this fact over the summer at Barrow Island, a natural gas exploration site about 50km from the Pilbara coastline.

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  • Sheep expert wins international medal

    Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    A retired scientist has earned international recognition for his sheep research, which could be used to improve human health.

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