PROSH. Courtesy: Guild

PROSH hits the streets

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Hundreds of costume-clad UWA students took to the streets of Perth to raise money for local charities as part of PROSH.

Barry Marshall and Mary

How to win a Nobel Prize

Thursday, 22 March 2018

A chance encounter between a Nobel Laureate and a precocious nine-year-old girl has led to a new work of creative nonfiction designed to inspire young scientists to win their own Nobel Prize.


Vitamin D deficiency can put children at risk of autism-like behaviour

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute have found vitamin D plays an important role in the brain development of children.

Frozen embryos more successful for conceiving during IVF

Frozen embryos more successful for conceiving during IVF

Monday, 19 March 2018

A new study carried out by a research team at The University of Western Australia and Fertility Specialists of Western Australia has found that women undergoing IVF who have had embryos fail to implant have more success using frozen ones than fresh ones.

Adrian Fini

Leaders acknowledged with honorary doctorates at UWA

Monday, 19 March 2018

The achievements of highly respected Perth businessman and property developer Adrian Fini and internationally renowned music conductor Simone Young were celebrated when they were presented with honorary doctorates at The University of Western Australia.

The Hon Ken Wyatt, Jasirah Bin Hitam, The Hon Peter Tinley and Andrew Beck, the

Ground breaks for new Indigenous housing

Thursday, 15 March 2018

An official ground breaking ceremony has signalled a new chapter in the history of St Catherine’s College as work gets underway on new custom-designed accommodation for Indigenous students.

Erasing a bit of chemistry from history

Thursday, 15 March 2018

A new study by a research team at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University has found that an ion considered an essential part of chemistry calculations does not exist.


Astronomers discover galaxies spin like clockwork

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Astronomers have discovered that all galaxies rotate once every billion years, no matter how big they are.


Experts discuss constitutional recognition of First Nations in Australia

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Some of Australia’s leading Indigenous and constitutional law experts will meet at Western Australia’s Supreme Court to discuss the implications of the Referendum Council’s proposals for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Professor Saunders

Prominent cancer surgeon inducted into WA Women's Hall of Fame

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon Professor Christobel Saunders from The University of Western Australia is one of 14 women who have been inducted into the WA Women’s Hall of Fame today.