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.

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.

40under40

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.

Typical Sclerotinia Rot on Canola

Promising Biocontrol for Sclerotinia Rot

Thursday, 8 March 2018

The potential for devastating crop diseases to be controlled biologically is one step closer after a discovery by researchers from The University of Western Australia and Huazhong Agricultural University in China.

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.

Lupin field at UWA Farm Ridgefield

Lupins and anti-inflammatory properties

Friday, 16 February 2018

A global team including researchers from Spain, CSIRO and The University of Western Australia have shown that narrow-leafed lupins can provide alternative therapies for the prevention and treatment of inflammatory-related diseases.

Milky Way ties with neighbour in galactic arms race

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Astronomers have discovered that our nearest big neighbour, the Andromeda galaxy, is roughly the same size as the Milky Way.

Dr Benjamin Ashton

Magpies are no bird brains

Thursday, 8 February 2018

A study by The University of Western Australia and the University of Exeter in England have tested the cognitive abilities of magpies and found their learning ability and memory is significantly advanced.

Orientation Semester 1

Orientation Semester 1 - academic involvement

Monday, 5 February 2018

Orientation for our incoming Semester 1 students is being held from 19 to 23 February. The involvement of academic staff is fundamental to the success of creating a wonderful experience and the opportunity to create connections with students before commencement of semester.

Your involvement is greatly appreciated, thank you to those who have volunteered their time for this important event. Your involvement is crucial and highly appreciated.

Students during 2018 Science Experience

UWA’s 2018 ConocoPhillips Science Experience

Monday, 5 February 2018

This year’s Science Experience was held in January and was a huge success. The event saw 100 high school students from around the state come together to explore science at UWA.