More than 90 of WA’s brightest Year 10 students have competed in the WA Brain Bee championships at The University of Western Australia, with one student and one team to go on to compete in the national finals....[Read more]
A team from The University of Western Australia has completed a four month research expedition looking for signs of healthy coral reefs in the remote Kimberley. They observed an unexpectedly high number of sharks in the region, suggesting sharks play a key role in regulating the health of coral reefs....[Read more]
A new art exhibition Milingimbi: A Living Culture, a selection of works from the school of art from Milingimbi Island will feature works from Milingimbi Island, an island located approximately 500 kilometres east of Darwin in the Northern Territory....[Read more]
A ‘slum shack' will be built by urban planning students from The University of Western Australia to highlight the plight of millions of people living in informal settlements in rapidly urbanising areas of the developing world.
The ‘shack' will be constructed during a major UWA-hosted international conference from 4 to 7 July
Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Detention of asylum-seekers, the Holocaust, German Army war crimes, Nazism and Stalinist genocide are some of the topics to be presented by six top historians and social scientists at a major international conference at The University of Western Australia from 11 - 14 July.
A small team of researchers from the WA Department of Agriculture and Food, private consultants, The University of Western Australia and Curtin University are examining how broad-acre farms are adapting to a variable and seemingly changing climate. The team has now been awarded national funding under priority research to assist Australian communities prepare for climate change.
The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique, Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt and Honorary Doctor Alex Campbell have been named Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year's Queen's Birthday honours.
In work that could aid regeneration of bushfire-affected landscapes, it has been found that the germination of seeds of the red and green kangaroo paw - Western Australia's floral emblem - are greatly stimulated by the poison cyanide.
A research study at The University of Western Australia is analysing how online communication and social media can influence consumer behaviour with the aim of increasing sustainable energy-saving within Australian households.