UWA sponsors 'An evening with Steve Wozniak'

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘An Evening with Steve Wozniak’, one of the pioneers of personal computing, presented by Think Inc. on August 24 at HBF Stadium.

George Ford

UWA student and alumni chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.

Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State

Holiday science fun for Indigenous school students

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Twenty seven Year 10 Indigenous students from around the State will have a different kind of fun this week as they learn about surviving the slums, testing how high water rockets will go, learning about the Noongar 6 seasons, experimenting with liquid nitrogen, making moulds of teeth and challenging their sporting abilities.

Southern Ocean Reef

Kelp forests in the Great Southern Reef wiped out by marine heatwave

Friday, 8 July 2016

A team of marine scientists led by The University of Western Australia have uncovered the extinction of a kelp forest ecosystem along 100 kilometres of Western Australia’s coastline, following a heatwave that occurred in 2011.

Lotterywest grant to support medical research

Community to give vital input into advancing medical research

Friday, 8 July 2016

A $3.2 million grant from Lotterywest will allow the highly successful Consumer Involvement Program of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health and the Telethon Kids Institute to be expanded to 18 other WA organisations.

Students from Coodanup College participating in Kung Fu

Perth and Peel students get a taste of campus life

Thursday, 7 July 2016

More than 200 year nine students from Peel partner schools joined 500 of their peers from Perth schools last week to participate in the eighth annual Aspire UWA Race around Campus.

Bushfire

Anxious Western Australians less prepared for bushfires

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

A study carried out by The University of Western Australia has found that people who are anxious are worse off when it comes to being prepared for bushfires.

UWA researcher Dr Emma Griffiths

Reversible contraceptive use high among Aboriginal women in Western desert

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have documented a high use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) among Aboriginal women in WA’s Western Desert region.

Winthrop Hall

UWA Awards and Achievements – June 2016

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

NAIDOC Week to celebrate Indigenous achievements

Monday, 4 July 2016

A postgraduate student who came to The University of Western Australia as part of an Aboriginal Orientation Course in 2001 has been named this year’s NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Scholar of the Year for Western Australia.