Law Building

UWA and Corrs launch AI legal collaboration

Thursday, 19 April 2018

A special pro bono collaboration to help prepare law students for the increasing influence of artificial intelligence in the practice of law – while at the same time benefiting the Australian not-for-profit sector – has been announced by Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, and The University of Western Australia.

Leadership camp

Leadership camp set to inspire Indigenous students

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

School holidays got off to an educational start when nearly 40 Indigenous Year 12 students from remote areas of Western Australia arrived in Perth to get a taste of university life.

Dr Seyhan Yazar

Combing the human genome for the roots of hair colour

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are part of an international team of 45 scientists from seven countries that has identified the genes that determine hair colour.

Earth crust

Earth’s oldest crust exposed in East Pilbara

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Queensland University of Technology have unveiled how the Australian continent formed and evolved long before the evolution of the Earth’s present day tectonic plates.

Anna Nowak

Top mesothelioma investigator named Cancer Researcher of the Year

Friday, 13 April 2018

An internationally recognised researcher specialising in asbestos-related diseases at The University of Western Australia has today been named Cancer Council Western Australia’s (CCWA) WA Cancer Researcher of the Year.

Perth City

Report reveals homeless challenges facing Australian cities

Thursday, 12 April 2018

A national report paints a bleak picture of the social and health implications of homelessness in Australian capital cities and the challenges that lie ahead to address these.

UWA Music School

Perth voices unite to end homelessness

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The streets of Perth will come alive on Friday evening when up to 1000 singers and musicians gather to harness the power of music and raise awareness of homelessness in Western Australia. 

Increasing marine heatwaves threaten our oceans

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

A new international study by The University of Western Australia has found marine heatwaves have increased by more than 50 per cent over the past century with devastating effects on global marine ecosystems. The researchers warn these extreme events will become even longer and more frequent under continued global warming.

New Owner

Engaging season of theatre for children opens at UWA

Monday, 9 April 2018

A new season of theatre designed for children and young people will open at The University of Western Australia and run between Thursday 3 May and Friday 20 July.

Researcher and child

Two thirds of young children do not do enough physical activity

Friday, 6 April 2018

The largest global study to examine physical activity in children aged between two and five years old has found 66 per cent of children are not getting the nationally recommended three hours of daily physical activity needed for their growth and development.