Bees

UWA makes bee line for Parliament

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Hon Barry House, MLC, President of the Legislative Council and Hon Michael Sutherland, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, today announced that bees have taken up residence in the gardens of Parliament House.

Jiake Xu and research team

Study offers new hope for treatment of osteoporosis

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

An international study by The University of Western Australia may lead to a new treatment for osteoporosis caused by age-related bone loss in elderly women.

QS rankings

UWA ranked in top 50 for six subjects in QS rankings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The University of Western Australia has had six subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from four subjects last year.

Original Indigenous artworks donated to University Hall

Monday, 21 March 2016

University Hall (UniHall) is proud of its connections with Indigenous Australia and excited by the opportunity for postgraduate residents’ to display an original piece of Indigenous artwork in their apartments.

Art Collector Dr Jo Lagerberg and Professor Ted Snell, Director Cultural Precinct, have been working with UniHall to bring together a collection of Indigenous art for residents to loan.

Mangrove jack

Fish, corals and trees tell common story about climate change

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Research by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and partners from Australian and international institutions has shown that fish, corals and trees in north-west Australia respond to climate change with simultaneous growth patterns.

NAO the robot

Governor-General launches Education Innovation Hub

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Robots, virtual reality, collaborative touch screens and 3D printing were on show today at a new facility launched by Australia’s Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove at The University of Western Australia. 

Zadko telescope support team

Zadko telescope and Parkes 'dish' join hunt for mystery radio flashes

Monday, 14 March 2016

The University of Western Australia’s Zadko Telescope and the Parkes Radio Telescope have joined forces in a new mission involving an international team of radio astronomers to hunt for mystery radio bursts in the universe.

John van Bockxmeer and Mark Shelton

40under40 winner recognised for humanitarian work

Thursday, 10 March 2016

A doctor who graduated from The University of Western Australia and founded charitable organisation ‘Fair Game’, is one of 40 people recognised in the 2016 40under40 Awards.

Background no barrier to finding jobs

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

A new study that examines labour market outcomes of more than 10,700 disadvantaged Australian university graduates has found graduates from low socio-economic backgrounds and regional and remote areas have employment outcomes comparable to graduates from more privileged backgrounds. 

Athlete

Can beetroot juice give elite athletes an edge?

Monday, 7 March 2016

Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport.