The Senate of The University of Western Australia has appointed Professor Amit Chakma as its next and 19th Vice-Chancellor commencing in July 2020. On 30 June this year Professor Chakma completed his second term and 10th year as President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Ontario. ...[Read more]
Sri Lankan spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan (Murali) has visited The University of Western Australia for an update on the technology that cleared his unorthodox bowling action in the late 1990s, resulting in him becoming the world record holder for the most wickets taken in both Test and one-day cricket....[Read more]
A lack of habitat protection is hindering our ability to manage the conservation of endangered open-ocean sharks in Australian waters, according to new research by The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia Public Policy Institute (UWA PPI) today launched its latest publication, Let Every Stage Advance: Policy Ideas for Australia’s Fiftieth Parliament, at Parliament House in Canberra....[Read more]
A study led by The University of Western Australia and Oceanwise Australia has revealed the remarkable biodiversity of the Exmouth Gulf in Western Australia’s remote North West, including a secret nursery where whales whisper to their calves.
A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organisations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed a robotic fish that behaves like a bodyguard for native species and safeguards them against the aggressive attitudes of invasive pests.
The number of Australians over the age of 70 taking five medicines or more a day has risen to nearly one million people and is increasing, according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with UNSW, Sydney. The study has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with Australian molecular diagnostics company SpeeDx to commercialise a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of premature birth. Based on research and results of clinical trials they predict the test could reduce premature birth by up to 30 per cent.
A new exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Berndt Museum of Anthropology will showcase a significant collection of paintings from the 1970s to 1980s by artists from the Central Desert region.
A consortium of partners across the WA medical research sector including The University of Western Australia will develop and deliver the State’s first digital health-specific program designed to support education programs in digital health commercialisation.
More than 40 Year 10 and 11 Indigenous students from across the State will spend their school holidays at The University of Western Australia for the annual Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp where they will learn about future career opportunities.
The Federal Government’s strict ‘No Jab, No Pay’ policy is well supported by the majority of Australians, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Sydney.