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UWA centre to advance new subsea engineering technology

Friday, 30 November 2018

A new Centre launched today at The University of Western Australia will drive research into new subsea engineering technologies for offshore oil and gas production and maintain Western Australia’s competitiveness in the LNG market.

UWA top of the State in Engineering

Friday, 30 November 2018

The University of Western Australia has remained the top of the State in Engineering and Technology, and Computer Science in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, released today.

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Study finds one in three emergency services personnel are stressed

Thursday, 29 November 2018

A national study commissioned by Beyond Blue and led by researchers from The University of Western Australia in partnership with Roy Morgan Research has found one in three police and emergency services employees experience high or very high psychological distress compared to one in eight Australian adults.

UWA awarded $13.65 million in Australian Research Council funding

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $13.65 million in Federal Government funding for 34 research projects ranging from a project to investigate the safety, efficiency and environmental impact of fracking to developing a new measure of autistic traits in adults and improving the social and economic outcomes for children of mothers in prison.

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New evidence reveals how life was created after the Big Bang

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

The Big Bang theory and the question of how life on Earth began has fascinated scientists for decades, but now new research from The University of Western Australia suggests the conditions that resulted from the Big Bang are different to what we thought.

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UWA students recipients of New Colombo Plan scholarships

Monday, 26 November 2018

A 19-year-old Whadjuk Ballardong Nyoongar man studying Political Sciences, International Relations and Indonesian studies at The University of Western Australia has been named the New Colombo Plan Indonesia Fellow and presented with a scholarship through the prestigious 2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholarship program.

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New website puts WA on the map for wave energy research

Monday, 26 November 2018

Information on wave conditions in the Albany and Perth metropolitan area is now publically available through a new website launched by The University of Western Australia’s Wave Energy Research Centre in Albany and supported by the Western Australian Government.

Why our lawns are not as green as we think they are

Monday, 26 November 2018

A lush green lawn is a key feature of many Australian homes, however a new study by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has found the benefits of lawns are far outweighed by their impact on the environment.

Royal praise for commitment to science and engineering

Friday, 23 November 2018

His Royal Highness The Duke of York today praised The University of Western Australia for its investment in science and engineering during a visit to the University’s campus.

UWA student wins Thomas Clarkson Gold Medal

Friday, 23 November 2018

An engineering student from The University of Western Australia has been presented with the Thomas Clarkson medal at The Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin, Ireland.