UWA Arches

Awards and achievements - July 2017

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Dr Kirsten Jackson

Survey reveals why WA horses are saddled with tooth decay

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Horses fed oaten hay are almost three times more likely to develop tooth decay according to a new study at The University of Western Australia.

Open Day

UWA opens its doors to future students and families

Monday, 31 July 2017

Future students, parents and the community are invited to explore the campus and find out everything they need to know about studying at The University of Western Australia at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 13 August from 10am to 4pm.

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Respect. Now. Always. survey results

Monday, 31 July 2017

Today’s national release of the results of the Respect. Now. Always. survey highlights that The University of Western Australia, along with all universities, needs to further build on our efforts to make our community safe.

Could too much sitting be bad for our brains

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain?

Friday, 28 July 2017

In many aspects of our life when we need to use our brain power, we tend to sit down: at school, at work, reading, using our mobile phones or watching television.

Professor Andrew Whitehouse

UWA researcher a finalist for 2017 Eureka Prize

Friday, 28 July 2017

Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, has today been named a finalist in the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.

Doctors play key role keeping women breast cancer-free longer

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Researchers from The University of Western Australia believe General Practitioners can play an important role in ensuring women persist with cancer treatment.

Book sale

Support a great cause at Save the Children book sale

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The University branch of Save the Children Australia will hold its annual book sale in Winthrop Hall, below the UWA clock tower, from Friday 18 August to Wednesday 23 August.

Brain Bee finalists

Brainy WA students set for national Brain Bee championships

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

More than 90 of WA’s brightest Year 10 students have competed in the WA Brain Bee championships at The University of Western Australia, with one student and one team to go on to compete in the national finals.

Sharks

Healthy sharks sustain healthy oceans

Monday, 24 July 2017

A team from The University of Western Australia has completed a four month research expedition looking for signs of healthy coral reefs in the remote Kimberley. They observed an unexpectedly high number of sharks in the region, suggesting sharks play a key role in regulating the health of coral reefs.