Dr Scott Draper receives his Premier's Science Award

Young UWA researchers recognised in Premier's Science Awards

Friday, 19 August 2016

An internationally recognised offshore engineering researcher and a PhD student at UWA with a passion for improving the ear health of Indigenous children are among the winners of this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.

Devices recording ocean and atmospheric conditions over a Kimberley reef at high

Rising sea levels could benefit some reef systems

Friday, 19 August 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found rising sea levels can significantly reduce daily water temperature extremes in many reefs worldwide that experience strong tidal conditions. The research was published in the international journal Science Advances.

soil

Carbon levels in soil affected by climatic conditions

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia have discovered that hot and dry climatic conditions can limit the organic carbon build up in soil, which can decrease crop productivity and limit measures to offset greenhouse emissions.

Heart

Research helps treatment of heart attacks and angina in Aboriginal people

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia into the management of Aboriginal heart patients has found that while treatment is improving, more work is needed to ensure that rural patients are getting treatments that match those that are recommended.

Future students and families enjoy UWA Open Day

Monday, 15 August 2016

Between 16,000 and 18,000 people made the most of the sunny weather and enjoyed Open Day at The University of Western Australia.

DNA

Science event brings to life the fascinating world of biology

Friday, 12 August 2016

The weird and wonderful world of biology will be on display at a series of free workshops and events open to the public at The University of Western Australia on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August, as part of National Science Week.

Tamsin Cook

Swimmer Tamsin Cook takes home silver in Rio

Thursday, 11 August 2016

The University of Western Australia congratulates UWA-West Coast Swimming Club member Tamsin Cook who has anchored Australia to silver in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay in Rio.

Australia home to some of the most ancient soils in the world

Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Newcastle University (UK) have discovered copper levels in the soil affect the delicate balance of microbes responsible for soil nitrification, which affects how well crops grow.

Book sale

Save the Children Book Sale

Thursday, 11 August 2016

The University branch of Save the Children Australia will hold its annual book sale in the undercroft of Winthrop Hall, below the clock tower, from 3pm Friday 19 August to 3pm Wednesday 24 August.

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UWA goes public with ATAR entry scores

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

The University of Western Australia has become the first university in WA and one of the first in Australia to make publicly available its Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) entry data.