Professor Peter Eastwood

$3m in health research grants may mean better sleep for all

Monday, 9 November 2015

A study which may lead to sleep apnoea being diagnosed through a simple photograph is one of three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth nearly $3 million awarded to The University of Western Australia.

Local researchers take on G20 challenge to make energy efficient wheat

Friday, 6 November 2015

Western Australian researchers will contribute to a G20 nations plan to strengthen future, global food security by making more energy efficient wheat.


Perth International Arts Festival launches 2016 Program

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin today launches her first program with an invitation to join in on a big, bold adventure.

UK expert to discuss well-being in the workplace at breakfast event

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Chair of the UK Government’s Health and Safety Executive Judith Hackitt will discuss the importance of a proactive approach to well-being in the workplace at a breakfast event at The University of Western Australia next Tuesday 10 November.

Matheus Saueressig

Brazil's biofabrication wins UWA's course of the future

Monday, 2 November 2015

A biofabrication course envisaged by 17-year-old Brazilian student Matheus Saueressig has won The University of Western Australia’s Pitch the Course of the Future competition.

Professor Andrew Whitehouse

UWA awarded $17.8 million in national research funding

Friday, 30 October 2015

The role of early testosterone and brain growth in language development, analysing older Australians’ support networks, the regulation of Indigenous safety strategies and the policy and practice of designing healthy higher density housing are among 41 new research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive Federal Government funding announced today.

Perth Modern students playing scrabble

Perth to host World Youth Scrabble Championships

Friday, 30 October 2015

Some of the brightest young minds from around the world will converge on The University of Western Australia this weekend when it hosts the World Youth Scrabble Championship for the first time.

Andres Noe

UWA student wins 2016 Rhodes Scholarship

Thursday, 29 October 2015

A Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student from The University of Western Australia has won UWA's 101st Rhodes Scholarship in 102 years.

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.