Alec Cameron accepts AFR award

UWA student outreach program honoured in AFR Awards

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The University of Western Australia has won The Australian Financial Review’s inaugural Higher Education Equity and Opportunity Award for an innovative program that works with 52 partner schools across Western Australia.

Madam Sun Anlin (Chinese Deputy Consul General), Professor Barry Marshall, Dr Ch

Award recognises Barry Marshall's contribution to China

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall has received a prestigious award from the Chinese Government.

Dust detector equipment

Research uncovers 'horizon glow' mystery of the moon

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have uncovered answers to a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century.

Analysing coral cores

West Australian corals shed light on cause of marine heatwaves

Monday, 26 October 2015

An international team of scientists led by The University of Western Australia has analysed coral cores from three reefs in the eastern Indian Ocean to understand how marine heatwaves unfold among the unique coral reefs of Western Australia.

Electric Jet Ski

Australia's first electric jet ski

Friday, 23 October 2015

A team of students from The University of Western Australia has built Australia’s first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.


Supermoon puts spotlight on new astronomy facility

Thursday, 22 October 2015

A rare astronomical event will mark the launch of Australia’s biggest astronomy education facility at Gingin next Tuesday night.

Dementia brain

UWA awarded $2.2m in national funding to fight dementia

Monday, 19 October 2015

Four researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $2.2 million in Federal Government funding to tackle the causes and impacts of dementia – the second-leading cause of death in Australia behind heart disease.


Research offers new insight into light detection in vertebrates

Friday, 16 October 2015

Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of Oxford and University College London will help better understand how light detection works in vertebrates.

WABSI opening

New biodiversity science institute for Western Australia

Friday, 16 October 2015

The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants.

Professor Eric May

Redefining temperature with precision lasers

Friday, 16 October 2015

A team of Australian scientists has produced a precision laser device that creates an accurate international standard for temperature.