Former Indonesian President joins us as a Senior Fellow

Friday, 22 May 2015

Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former president of the Republic of Indonesia, has accepted roles as a visiting Professor at The University of Western Australia and as a Senior Fellow with the Perth USAsia Centre, expanding opportunities for deeper regional understanding and cooperation.

UWA researchers secure a $9 million funding boost

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates two of its leading research groups for securing nearly $10 million in new funding from the Nation’s peak research funding body, the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Ants colour vision may help march towards robot technology

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered how ants see in colour, a breakthrough that one day could help scientists create more autonomous robots.

Dr Megan Clark

Former CSIRO boss Dr Megan Clark to chair EMI Board

Monday, 18 May 2015

One of Australia’s leading scientists and former head of the CSIRO, Dr Megan Clark has been appointed to chair the board of the Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) at The University of Western Australia.


Professor Petra Tschakert with miners of Subin, Ghana.

New UWA Africa Research Cluster to open in Perth

Monday, 18 May 2015

Australia’s relationship with Africa will be boosted by the launch of an Africa Research Cluster at The University of Western Australia next week.


China-Australia joint Research Centre established

Friday, 15 May 2015

Sustainable livestock production will benefit from a new China-Australia Joint Research Centre for Ruminant Production between The University of Western Australia and Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University in China.

Study to investigate what we think about depression

Friday, 15 May 2015

Australians are being encouraged to take part in a new study at The University of Western Australia investigating community opinions about depression.

Professor Florian Daniel Zepf

New Chair to focus on child and adolescent mental health

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Internationally respected researcher Dr Florian Daniel Zepf has been appointed the new Chair and Winthrop Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Ryan Lister

UWA stem cell researcher awarded prestigious Metcalf Prize

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Professor Ryan Lister has been awarded a $50,000 2015 Metcalf Prize, from the National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia, in recognition of his leadership in stem cell research.

Exhibition takes new look at age-related issues

Monday, 11 May 2015

A picture paints a thousand words and a new photographic exhibition aims to stimulate and challenge misinformed assumptions and unexplored stereotypes linked to ageing.