The Hon Ken Wyatt, Jasirah Bin Hitam, The Hon Peter Tinley and Andrew Beck, the

Ground breaks for new Indigenous housing

Thursday, 15 March 2018

An official ground breaking ceremony has signalled a new chapter in the history of St Catherine’s College as work gets underway on new custom-designed accommodation for Indigenous students.

Erasing a bit of chemistry from history

Thursday, 15 March 2018

A new study by a research team at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University has found that an ion considered an essential part of chemistry calculations does not exist.


Astronomers discover galaxies spin like clockwork

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Astronomers have discovered that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, no matter how big they are.


Experts discuss constitutional recognition of First Nations in Australia

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Some of Australia’s leading Indigenous and constitutional law experts will meet at Western Australia’s Supreme Court to discuss the implications of the Referendum Council’s proposals for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Professor Saunders

Prominent cancer surgeon inducted into WA Women's Hall of Fame

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon Professor Christobel Saunders from The University of Western Australia is one of 14 women who have been inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame today.


UWA business leaders recognised in the 2018 40under40 Awards

Thursday, 8 March 2018

A leading researcher from The University of Western Australia has taken out a top award at the 40under40 Awards, announced last night. Dr Tristan Clemons, who is working on therapeutics to help treat cancer, received the People’s Choice Award.

Ryan Bunney

Awards and achievements - February 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

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

Mark Fisher

Proteins date back to the time of sabre toothed cats

Friday, 2 March 2018

Plant scientists at The University of Western Australia have discovered a completely new family of small proteins called PLPs (PawL Peptides) that form by piggybacking on other proteins.

Polar Bear Credit - Michael Durham Oregon Zoo

Marine animals explore the ocean in similar ways

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

A first-of-its-kind study has mapped the global movements of a range of marine animals around the world, including whales, sharks, sea birds and polar bears, to understand how they travel the ocean. 

Baby vaccination

Research finds midwives support childhood vaccination

Monday, 26 February 2018

New research led by a scholar from The University of Western Australia has found that the majority of midwives support vaccinations for babies and children.