Scientists from The University of Western Australia’s Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) are part of a global team of researchers that has made a surprising discovery, working out how to break quantum limits. The research was published today in the prestigious Nature journal.
The University of Western Australia has been awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding to establish a new research hub which will focus on harnessing data and physics-based science to better understand offshore energy environments and improve future infrastructure design.
The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject.
In response to the challenges many Australians may face finding work in the coming months, The University of Western Australia has launched new online short courses that offer practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.
A University of Western Australia scientist is part of a global team of astronomers that have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy – described as a “cosmic ring of fire” – as it existed 11 billion years ago.
The Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) at The University of Western Australia has teamed up with local start-up company Stealth Technologies to develop a new versatile autonomous electric vehicle platform.
The University of Western Australia has contributed nine top researchers to a taskforce of more than 100 experts across the Group of Eight (Go8) Universities that has today released a Roadmap to Recovery report, designed to help the Federal Government plot the best path through COVID-19.
The University of Western Australia has launched an expert series showcasing the health and medical expertise of its clinicians, academics and researchers who are leading efforts to address the COVID-19 health crisis. The series is complemented by an experts guide for media seeking evidence-based input from UWA academics across a broad range of subject areas and specifically, COVID-19.
A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has developed a new way to more accurately detect breast cancer in patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery.
A new autonomous robot developed by engineers at NASA and tested in Antarctica by a team of researchers, including an engineer from The University of Western Australia, is destined for a trip into outer space and could, in the future, search for signs of life in ocean worlds beyond Earth.
New world-leading research by The University of Western Australia has confirmed that social distancing measures such as working from home, self-isolation, and community contact reduction are highly effective in reducing the number of cases of COVID-19.
Waste water engineering researchers from The University of Western Australia have emphasised the importance of only flushing toilet paper down the toilet, instead of using alternatives such as tissues, which could compromise WA’s sewerage infrastructure.
Seven students have been awarded prestigious Forrest Scholarships to carry out research at The University of Western Australia. Their research will be focused on developing solutions to complex global challenges. They join another scholarship recipient who will study at Curtin University and one who will study at Murdoch University.
The University of Western Australia will lead the new Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre set to position Australia as a global leader in the development and testing of new LNG and Hydrogen technologies.
A national consortium jointly led by The University of Western Australia and University of Queensland has secured almost $30 million from the Federal Government to support regional Australian communities facing local mine closures.
The University of Western Australia achieved outstanding results in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject Area, maintaining its top ranking in the State with the highest number of subjects ranked in the top 100 globally. The QS Rankings ranked 1,368 universities globally.