More than 30 scientists from The University of Western Australia’s node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) are part of an international team that for the first time may have witnessed the end of a neutron star as it was engulfed by a black hole.
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, the youngest-ever student to enrol at The University of Western Australia and last year’s recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at a special ceremony to be held at UWA’s Winthrop Hall tomorrow.
A team of archaeologists led by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with Traditional Owners, has discovered that the remote Drysdale River catchment in Western Australia’s northern Kimberley region has one of the earliest and securely dated sites for Aboriginal occupation in the North West at 50,000 years ago.
Three-dimensional facial photography can provide a simple and highly accurate method of predicting the presence of obstructive sleep apnoea, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia.
The annual HERE&NOW exhibition – a showcase of some of the most exciting and innovative artwork created in Western Australia – returns on Saturday 31 August 2019 to Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia.
A global research team including scientists from The University of Western Australian has found laxatives may hold the key to creating mobile phones that don’t need batteries to operate, and hybrid cars that run better.
An international survey of more than 4000 cancer patients and carers, including 850 Australians, has highlighted the need to tackle shortcomings in diagnosis, treatment and psychological support as well as high medical costs.
A nocturnal moth may be using its colourful wing patterns to attract a female mate, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia and the Adolphe Merkle Institute in Switzerland.
Music student Jordan Moore from The University of Western Australia cannot remember a time when music was not a big part of his life, and it seems his hard work has paid off with him being selected 2020 Young Composer in Residence with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Women who become homeless as a result of family and domestic violence are also facing legal and financial issues that make it hard for them to make a fresh start, according to an evaluation report on the Safe as Houses pilot program.
The University of Western Australia’s Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) has teamed up with technology partner Electro.Aero, a Perth-based start-up company, and funding sponsor Galaxy Resources, an ASX-listed lithium producer, to develop the world’s first electric hydrofoil personal watercraft, named WaveFlyer.
The University branch of Save the Children Australia will hold its annual book sale at The University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall, below the UWA clock tower, from Friday 16 August to Wednesday 21 August.
An outreach program to encourage high school girls to study STEM subjects and the research team that developed a highly effective strategy to reduce the impact of a common eye infection are finalists in the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.