A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has revealed parents’ choices about whether to vaccinate their children are largely influenced by their social networks, with parents often left feeling either validated or marginalised within their communities....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society....[Read more]
Corals growing in high-latitude reefs in Western Australia can regulate their internal chemistry to promote growth under cooler temperatures, according to new research at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
After playing an integral role in the detection of the first gravitational wave, The University of Western Australia’s Professor David Blair has been recognised by his peers with election to the Australian Academy of Science....[Read more]
Researchers working to solve the mystery of how people first reached Australia have combined sophisticated deep sea mapping, voyage simulation techniques and genetic information to show that arrival was made by sizeable groups of people deliberately voyaging between islands....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, and Western Australian Marine Science Institution have examined the impact of the 2016 mass bleaching event on reefs in Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia today received a major industrial software investment from the global technology company Siemens to help students develop the skills needed for the highly digitalised world of the future.
Scary novels have a long tradition in literature, including children’s stories. This Halloween UWA Senior Lecturer in English and Cultural Studies Dr Ned Curthoys was asked why people have a fascination with scary stories.
Two of the US scientists who last week won the Nobel Prize in Physics have visited Western Australia’s Gravity Discovery Centre and one of them, Kip Thorne, even has a tree named after him at the gravitational wave research facility.