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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

  • Whale sharks shed DNA to leave genetic trail

    Tue, 22 Jun 2021

    Whale sharks are shedding their DNA into the seawater and leaving a trail of genetic clues in their wake.

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  • Technology to help NASA land next person on the moon

    Fri, 18 Jun 2021

    A project will expand optical technology to support international space exploration missions such as NASA’s artemis program.

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  • Almost 60 per cent with high blood pressure untreated

    Thu, 17 Jun 2021

    A study indicates almost 60 per cent of Australians who have high blood pressure are not receiving medical treatment for the condition.

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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

  • Our own Nomadland: Australians caught in a COVID blind spot

    Mon, 14 Jun 2021

    COVID-19 lockdowns are disruptive for many. However, a group that has largely been overlooked is Australia’s nomadic population.

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  • Graduates and staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

    Mon, 14 Jun 2021

    Two medical researchers who pioneered a world-first treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy have been recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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  • New exhibitions showcase rarely seen works

    Wed, 9 Jun 2021

    Two new exhibitions featuring dynamic, rarely displayed artworks from the UWA Cultural Collections will open at The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

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