Professor Erika Techera

UWA Law Dean wins national academic honour

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The University of Western Australia’s first female Law School Dean has been named Academic of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly 2016 Australian Law Awards held in Sydney.

Researchers excavating the Dampier Archipelago

People inhabited Dampier Archipelago before last ice age

Monday, 5 September 2016

A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia which is exploring the mysteries of the National Heritage listed Dampier Archipelago in north west WA has uncovered evidence of one of Australia’s most ancient settlements.

Paul Johnson

Message from the UWA Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 5 September 2016

I am writing to let you know that, after a great deal of reflection, I informed the Chancellor over the weekend of my decision to decline the offer from Senate to renew my contract for a further five-year term; I therefore intend to retire from the Vice-Chancellorship at the end of this year. 

Professor Erika Techera

UWA Awards and Achievements - August 2016

Monday, 5 September 2016

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

Professor Alistair Forrest

Innovation in science recognised at 2016 Eureka Awards

Thursday, 1 September 2016

A major international project, led by Alistair Forrest from The University of Western Australia and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has been announced a winner in the 2016 Eureka Awards.

Decoding clover DNA

Decoding clover DNA leads to better livestock productivity

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Western Australian and Japanese scientists have together cracked the genome sequence of the subterranean (sub) clover.

Natural disaster

Embrace the power of "Natural Experiments"

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are urging ecologists to increase the use of large-scale natural and manmade disasters as experiments to help solve the greatest environmental challenges facing the planet. 

Professor Bu Yeap

Doctors urged to be cautious when treating low testosterone

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Doctors have been advised to exercise caution when prescribing testosterone treatment for older men with low testosterone and a history of cardiovascular disease, according to a position statement published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Professor David Blair

Discover something new at UWA Research Week

Monday, 29 August 2016

Find out more about what makes us happy, how poor mental health can affect children’s development and how much of the universe we can reproduce using computer simulation during The University of Western Australia’s Research Week.

CEME offshore engineer wins prestigious science award

Thursday, 25 August 2016

CEME researcher and lecturer Dr Scott Draper last night won the prestigious $10,000 Woodside Early Career Scientist at the 2016 Premier’s Science Awards in Perth.