UWA finalists at Premier's Science Awards

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

The University of Western Australia congratulates seven of its academics who are among 13 finalists announced at the Premier’s Science Awards.


What happens when cosmic giants meet galactic dwarfs?

Monday, 13 July 2015

New research from The University of Western Australia has shed new light on the way galaxies grow and evolve.

Courtesy Alan McDonald, The Fred Hollows Foundation

Angus Turner appointed inaugural director of Lions Outback Vision

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.

Gemma Johnston

UWA celebrates NAIDOC Week

Monday, 6 July 2015

As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night.

Professor Denise Chalmers

National teaching fellowship for UWA leader

Monday, 6 July 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.

Simplifying diagnosis of diabetes in remote indigenous settings

Monday, 6 July 2015

Researchers have found a way of simplifying the diagnosis of diabetes in Indigenous Australians living in remote health care settings, according to a study published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Professor Geoffrey Shellam

UWA pays tribute to Professor Geoffrey Shellam

Monday, 6 July 2015

The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Geoffrey Shellam, UWA Professor of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Co-Director of The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training, who has passed away at the age of 71.

Professor David Mackey

World-leading ophthalmologist wins Churchill Fellowship

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Professor David Mackey, one of the world’s leading researchers in the genetics of eye disease, has received a 2015 Churchill Fellowship.

Zhong Xien Yeoh

West Perth student wins State Brain Bee Challenge

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Year 10 student Zhong Xien Yeoh from Shenton College who lives in West Perth has won the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge and will go on to represent WA at the National Championships in December.

The Giants

The Giants help PIAF win national award

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The Perth International Arts Festival’s biggest-ever event has won a Helpmann Award for Best Special Event as well as 13 prestigious Helpmann Award nominations for artists and performers at the 2015 Festival.