Sleep

Shift and FIFO workers at high risk of fatigue

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Almost all (97 per cent) shift workers are unable to adjust their body clocks between day and night shifts and are missing out on quality sleep, it was reported at the Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation’s Pilbara Sleep Health Summit last week.

coral reef

Study finds ocean acidification threatens coral reef systems

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

A new study led by The University of Western Australia has found the future of the world’s coral reefs is under threat from ocean acidification with many corals unable to adapt to the conditions.

LGBTIQA+

UWA awarded Platinum employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion

Friday, 24 May 2019

The University of Western Australia has been awarded Platinum status and listed in the top five employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer/questioning, asexual (LGBTIQA+) inclusion in the 2019 Australian Workplace Equality Index.

Nikulinsky painting of grass trees

Philippa Nikulinsky exhibition reflects WA's biodversity

Friday, 24 May 2019

The work of one of Western Australia’s most respected artists, Philippa Nikulinsky, will be showcased at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at The University of Western Australia from tomorrow, Saturday 25 May.

Tayu Wilker

2019 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

A third-year Law student with a passion for helping others has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Gluten free

Call for greater transparency in gluten free testing

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

A Coeliac disease expert from The University of Western Australia is calling for greater transparency in the testing of gluten free foods. It comes after reports that some gluten free products contain traces of gluten, potentially dangerous to sufferers of Coeliac disease.

Stressed school student

One in seven school students affected by mental health issues

Monday, 20 May 2019

A national survey led by The University of Western Australia has found that mental health disorders affected one in seven students during the previous 12 months, with ADHD and anxiety cited as the most common disorders.

Vice-Chancellor

Experience the key for Chinese graduate jobs

Friday, 17 May 2019

This article was published in the Australian on Wednesday 15 May 2019.

Bob Hawke

Tribute to Bob Hawke

Thursday, 16 May 2019

The University of Western Australia mourns with the nation the passing of one of its most outstanding graduates, the Honourable Dr Bob Hawke, LLB, BA, DLitt.

Students looking at computer

UWA and Trilogy join forces to offer coding boot camp

Thursday, 16 May 2019

A new professional web development course that aims to meet the rising demand for job-ready tech talent will be launched by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with US education technology company Trilogy Education.