International students

UWA improves international student satisfaction rates

Friday, 12 October 2018

The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater has welcomed the release of the International Student Barometer 2018, which showed significant improvements in students’ reported satisfaction.

Researcher Dr Jessica Terrill

UWA awarded $490,000 to research muscular dystrophy drug

Friday, 12 October 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $490,000 by Duchenne UK to investigate the use of an amino acid commonly used in energy drinks as a treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

EMS student receives global engineering award

EMS student receives global engineering award

Monday, 8 October 2018

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences student Michaela Taylor-Williams has been named the 2018 Global Winner in Engineering in the Undergraduate Awards.

EMS student team awarded a Certificate of Quake-Resistant Structure at IDEERS 2018

Thursday, 27 September 2018

A team of four UWA Civil Engineering students flew to Taipei in Taiwan to compete in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) structural competition held on 14-15 September.

UWA leads WA universities in Times Higher Education Rankings

Thursday, 27 September 2018

The University of Western Australia remains as the highest-ranked university in Western Australia and 7th in the nation, according to the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released today.

Mountain gorilla

Why mountain gorillas take risks to raid eucalyptus plantations

Thursday, 20 September 2018

New research by scientists at The University of Western Australia has solved the mystery of why critically endangered mountain gorillas go to extremes to raid eucalyptus plantations.

White snub-nosed monkey in Yunan

New research warns of primate extinction in China

Monday, 17 September 2018

Up to 80 per cent of China’s primate species are at risk of extinction according to a new study by a group of international primatologists including The University of Western Australia.

Sam Salman

Kid-friendly chocolate formula helps the medicine go down

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed a winning medicine formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice, making it easier to treat sick children.

Telescope Maps Cosmic Rays in Large and Small Magellanic Clouds

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

A radio telescope in outback Western Australia has been used to observe radiation from cosmic rays in two neighbouring galaxies, showing areas of star formation and echoes of past supernovae.

AfREC presenters

UWA launches new centre for Australia-Africa research

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

A new centre that will drive Australia-Africa research and innovation with the hope of improving life in both continents has been launched by The University of Western Australia.