The University of Western Australia has been awarded platinum status and listed in the top 15 for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) inclusion at the 2017 Australian LGBTI Inclusion and Diversity Awards....[Read more]
A team of international archaeologists has confirmed evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West that pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago. The discovery is of international significance in providing one of the earliest age brackets for the settlement of Australia. It also has the longest record of dietary fauna providing unprecedented insights into the lifeways of the earliest Australians....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Deakin University will partner WA’s key cultural institutions including the Museum, State Library and Art Gallery, as well as the British Museum, to investigate the State’s collection of historical items from pre-colonial to modern times....[Read more]
A team of scientists from The University of Western Australia has developed a screening test that quickly confirms antibiotic efficacy. Their method is able to ensure the most effective antibiotics are prescribed sooner....[Read more]
Exploring the archaeological evidence and impact of contact between Western Australia's first isolated British settlement and the Noongar people of the State's South-West, and workshops to explain the science of tasting food have received Inspire Australia government funding to bring science to the community.
A new mobile phone app aims to encourage West Australians to stay mentally healthy by providing information and guidance on how to ward off mental illness and get more out of life by staying physically, mentally and socially active.
The Government of Libya has formally thanked The University of Western Australia for financially supporting nine students from Libya when last year's civil war halted living allowances worth hundreds of thousands of dollars for them to study at UWA.
His Excellency, Malcolm McCusker, Governor of Western Australia, and Mrs Tonya McCusker, Federal and State Ministers, astronomers and other scientists were among the guests celebrating Australia's share in the $2 billion international radio telescope project, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
A review panel appointed by The University of Western Australia will examine Orientation and related events conducted by and/or in the name of the University; the Student Guild and its affiliated Guild clubs and societies; UWA-affiliated colleges and Currie Hall, including residential college student clubs; The Sports and Recreation Association and affiliated clubs.
Overcast skies and rain failed to dampen the enthusiasm of 250 guests, scientists, amateur astronomers, school students and visitors at the Gingin Observatory and Gravity Discovery Centre this morning to celebrate the 2012 transit of Venus.