Scientists from The University of Western Australia have helped usher in a new dawn of astronomy by assisting with the detection of one of the greatest phenomena ever witnessed in astronomy: the collision of two neutron stars 120 million light-years away....[Read more]
Distinguishing monogenic diabetes in the young – that is, a rare type of diabetes caused by a single genetic mutation relatively early in life — from other types of diabetes, is crucial for appropriate therapies, prognosis and family screening, according to research that has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia....[Read more]
Treating sleep disorders, improving the mental health of Australian young people and reducing and preventing the incidence of stroke are among the research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive almost $4 million in funding through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) fellowship schemes....[Read more]
The State Government has granted The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Centre for Transformative Work Design $498,841 to carry out research into the wellbeing and mental health impact of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) arrangements on workers. The announcement coincides with Mental Health Week....[Read more]
The President of Ireland His Excellency Michael Higgins has been awarded an honorary doctorate at The University of Western Australia, in recognition of his contribution to global affairs and long-term advocacy on behalf of minority groups including the poor, marginalised and underprivileged....[Read more]
A new cancer treatment with the ability to normalise tumour blood vessels and boost the body’s immune system has been developed by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.
2017 In The Zone Conference – The Blue Zone will bring together more than 30 national and international speakers across business, government and academic sectors to discuss major global challenges affecting our oceans.
Three teachers from The University of Western Australia are among some of Australia’s finest university educators recognised in the Federal government’s 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
An exhibition presented by the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia (open Saturday 7 October until Saturday 16 December) provides new insights into the mutiny, murder and feats of survival surrounding the infamous Batavia shipwreck, through the eyes of archaeologists, scientists and artists.
Students from The University of Western Australia’s Business School will have access to a state-of-the-art trading and analysis centre with the opening of The Rosemarie Nathanson Financial Markets Trading Room.