The University of Western Australia and partner organisations will benefit from $67.5 million in overall funding to provide world-class equipment to advance scientific research in Western Australia and support WA jobs in STEM industries.
When it comes to making friends, it appears dolphins are just like us and form close friendships with other dolphins that have a common interest, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia.
One of the highlights of the Convocation year is the presentation of our awards at the annual Awards Ceremony.
Recent Chancellors the Late Hon Justice Geoffrey Kennedy AO, Clinical Professor Alex Cohen AO and Former Governor and Chancellor Dr Ken Michael AC CitWA all have awards named after them and it is with much pleasure that we can announce that the most recent completed Chancellor, Dr Michael Chaney AO CitWA has agreed to support the Michael Chaney Post Graduate Research Award.
Two-thirds of disadvantaged families struggle to feed their children a balanced meal because they can’t afford to, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia. Of these families, adults had lower food security than children, sometimes sacrificing food or going hungry in order to feed their children.
Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo has been appointed director of the Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia, replacing Professor Yves Potvin who had been director since 2000.
Congratulations to UWA’s Associate Professor of English and Literary Studies, Tanya Dalziell, and Curtin University’s Associate Professor in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Paul Genoni, who last month announced the sale of film rights for their book, Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra 1955 – 1964, to Cascade Films.
Our exposure to bacteria begins before we’re born according to new research led by The University of Western Australia. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology, used rigorous contamination controls to confirm that exposure to bacteria begins in the womb.