Offshore oil rig at twilight

UWA to build new CO2 lab to boost oil and gas carbon storage

Thursday, 27 September 2012

The University of Western Australia will lead valuable research to reduce carbon emissions when a new world-class CO2 research facility is built on its campus in 2013.

UWA offers new scholarship for top school leavers

Thursday, 27 September 2012

A new scholarship for students who achieve an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 99.95 will be guaranteed to all school leavers who enter The University of Western Australia from 2013.

Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

Breakthrough for boys who can't walk shortlisted for WA Innovation Award

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

The development of a molecule that will significantly improve the quality of life for boys who suffer from muscle-wasting disease has been shortlisted for the 2012 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.

Felicity Sheedy-Ryan

UWA graduate crowned world duathlon champion

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Felicity Sheedy-Ryan has been crowned only the third Australian woman to win the ITU Duathlon World Championship in Nancy, France at the weekend.

Strawberry Hill farm

Archaeologists to excavate historic Albany sites

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

An ancient meeting place dating back almost 20,000 years is being excavated by staff and students from The University of Western Australia at Albany, 390km south of Perth.

Winthrop Professor Neil Turner

UWA researcher to receive China's highest award

Monday, 24 September 2012

Winthrop Professor Neil Turner, from The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture, will this week be presented with the People's Republic of China's highest award for "foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress".

Professors White (left) and Cheng with O-Tube team (rear)

World-class cyclone simulator wins engineering award

Friday, 21 September 2012

A world-class research facility that aims to protect thousand of kilometres of underwater oil and gas pipelines worth billions of dollars from destructive cyclones has won a major award for a team of engineers at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Publishing 'must-read' history book wins Premier's prize

Friday, 21 September 2012

UWA Publishing's Justice:  A History of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia by author Fiona Skyring has won the $25,000 Premier's Prize for best overall book in the WA Premier's Book Awards.

Perth's top young minds present their research

Friday, 21 September 2012

Preserving nerve cells after traumatic injury and stroke, understanding why prolonged stretching reduces muscle force, and the relevance of time of day to memories are among the research topics to be presented by Perth's top young neuroscientists at The University of Western Australia next Thursday (27 September).

Gingin site

UWA bid to host southern sky's first full-scale gravity wave detector

Friday, 21 September 2012

A proposal co-sponsored by France and Italy to plan the Southern Hemisphere's first full-scale gravity wave observatory (GWO) near Gingin (80km north of Perth) will be discussed at a three-day international workshop "Physics for the Future" hosted by The University of Western Australia on September 27-29.