Isabel Philip

2020 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Friday, 17 April 2020

A second-year Law student with a quiet determination to make the world a better place has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship at The University of Western Australia. 

Professor Toby Richards

UWA Expert Series - Researchers working together will provide best defence against COVID-19

Thursday, 16 April 2020

UWA’s Professor Toby Richards shares his insight on COVID-19 treatment, clinical trials and why buying time through isolation and ramping up collaboration is our best chance of defence.

Associate Professor Brendan Kennedy

UWA researchers create new way to detect breast cancer more accurately

Thursday, 16 April 2020

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.

BepiColumbo in space

UWA Zadko Telescope helps track ambitious space mission to Mercury

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Space scientists from The University of Western Australia have worked with the European Space Agency to provide continuous imaging of a space probe passing Earth while on a journey to Mercury.

Contract

COVID-19 provides new insights for contracts of the future

Thursday, 9 April 2020

COVID-19 has presented new challenges and complexities that may affect the way consumer and business contracts factor in unforeseen circumstances in the future, according to an expert from The University of Western Australia’s Law School.

Knee

Obesity linked to earlier need for knee replacements

Thursday, 9 April 2020

A study led by The University of Western Australia and Fiona Stanley Hospital and published in BMJ Journals has found obese patients undergo knee replacements around eight years earlier than those who are a regular weight.

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How will a $214 billion war on two fronts be paid for?

Thursday, 9 April 2020

This opinion piece by Professor Peter Robertson and Rod Tyers, from UWA's Business School, is reprinted with the permission of The Australian Financial Review newspaper. It was published on Wednesday 1 April 2020. 

UWA campus at sunrise

New online learning solutions to support UWA community

Thursday, 9 April 2020

The University of Western Australia has partnered with Microsoft to rapidly implement new online learning and collaboration solutions, supporting University staff and students working and studying remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Professor Jon Watson

UWA Expert Series - UWA expert warns being too confident too soon could be dangerous for WA

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

WA is risking COVID-19 disease flare-ups across the state if it becomes too confident too soon and responds to the recent “flattening of the curve” by easing up on strict social distancing restrictions, warns The University of Western Australia’s Professor Jon Watson, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Groundwater

Computer modelling to protect populations from groundwater contamination

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

A team of scientists including The University of Western Australia has developed a computer model that can analyse and predict arsenic groundwater contamination, which can poison drinking water.