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'Cosmic Eye' goes viral

Monday, 18 April 2016

An Associate Professor at The University of Western Australia has become an overnight viral sensation after a video he developed had an incredible 30 million views on Facebook.

ARC hubs

New training and research hubs officially launched at UWA

Monday, 18 April 2016

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially launched at The University of Western Australia.

Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai

Exhibition to explore the life and legacy of bush professor

Thursday, 14 April 2016

A new exhibition at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the life and legacy of Ngarinyin Lawman, Elder and artist Bungal (David) Mowaljarlai, OAM (c.1925-1997).

PROSH

PROSH hits the streets for the 85th year

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Thousands of costume-clad UWA students took to the streets of Perth on Wednesday 13 April 2016 to raise money for five local charities as part of PROSH.

Year 12 Indigenous students

Indigenous Year 12 students get leading edge at UWA

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

More than 30 Indigenous Year 12 students from across WA are attending a leadership seminar at The University of Western Australia this week, which aims to encourage them to aspire to a tertiary education and learn about the opportunities available at UWA.

UWA PhD student Jiayi Qin and Professor David Blair

New method of detecting gravitational waves will bring them closer

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Scientists at The University of Western Australia have discovered new technology which could mean that instead of being detected a billion light years away, gravitational waves may be identified throughout ‘the observable universe’.

Ian Murray demonstrates equipment used in Parkinson's sleep studies

Helping people with Parkinson's get a better night's sleep

Monday, 11 April 2016

A new study at The University of Western Australia may offer hope in alleviating some of the memory and thinking skills problems associated with the debilitating movement disorder, Parkinson’s. 

Dr Russ

Dr Russ appointed first Aboriginal Head of Berndt Museum

Friday, 1 April 2016

The University of Western Australia is pleased to appoint academic, artist and Ngarinyin / Gija woman Dr Vanessa Russ as Associate Director of the Berndt Museum.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley returns to UWA after six years as US Ambassador

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.

Rowan Lymbery

Scientists discover new way of testing reproductive compatibility

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered a new way of measuring the effectiveness of different sperm competing to fertilise eggs in blue mussels.