Pat Dudgeon

Indigenous suicide rates double the rest of the population

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

A study led by The University of Western Australia that compared suicide rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people across the globe has revealed suicide rates are around two times higher in Indigenous populations, with the impact of colonisation a key cause.

Winthrop Hall

His Royal Highness The Duke of York visits The University of Western Australia

Friday, 16 November 2018

The Duke of York will visit The University of Western Australia on Friday 23 November.

Professor Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor

UWA looks to Asia’s international students

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

This article is reprinted with permission from The Australian. It was first published in The Australian's Higher Education section,, which is published in The Australian every Wednesday.

WA research to help farmers make more informed decisions

WA research to help farmers make more informed decisions

Monday, 12 November 2018

A new partnership involving UWA will see vast amounts of WA agricultural data collected and analysed, at an unprecedented scale, to help farmers make more informed decisions.

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UWA noisy guts project wins an Innovator of the Year Award

Thursday, 8 November 2018

A University of Western Australia research project that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders, and could replace the usual invasive colonoscopy method, has won a top honour in the Innovator of the Year Awards.

Fishing nets

Study finds modern slavery promotes overfishing

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Labour abuses including modern slavery are ‘hidden subsidies’ that allow distant-water fishing fleets to remain profitable and promote overfishing, according to new research from The University of Western Australia and the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia.

Report urges Perth to adopt medium-density infill housing

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are warning that Perth needs to limit urban sprawl but they argue lower-density infill development in suburban backyards is not the answer.

Sandra Thompson

UWA Awards and Achievements - October 2018

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

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

Calum Braham

UWA student awarded 2019 Rhodes Scholarship

Friday, 2 November 2018

A mathematician, choral singer and pianist from The University of Western Australia has been awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, recognising his potential as a young global ambassador.

Perth Festival launches 2019 program

Friday, 2 November 2018

The Perth Arts Festival invites you to celebrate a world-class arts program, including several world premieres that are proudly stamped Made in WA andcelebrate the unique brilliance and beauty of Perth.