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If you are currently in Year 12, you can apply now for 2022 entry.

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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

  • Black swan DNA could help us understand human response to bird flu

    Mon, 3 May 2021

    In a world-first, scientists have assembled the DNA of the black swan, which could offer insight into future pandemics.

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  • No more digging - a new environmentally friendly way of mining

    Mon, 3 May 2021

    Researchers have developed a new mining technique that uses electric fields to extract metals from hard rock ore.

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  • Researchers map Australians who ‘sailed’ into the deserts

    Fri, 30 Apr 2021

    ‘Superhighways’ used by Indigenous Australians have provided new insights into how people thrived in harsh environments.

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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

  • New project to design affordable housing

    Fri, 30 Apr 2021

    Architecture students are working with the Pilbara indigenous community to design new housing solutions.

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  • New partnership to get kids moving

    Wed, 28 Apr 2021

    UWA's KIDDO Program has partnered with Gymnastics WA to encourage children to move from a young age.

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  • Leadership program inspires Indigenous youth

    Wed, 21 Apr 2021

    More than 30 Indigenous Year 12 students from across Western Australia attended the seminar.

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