Perth city skyline

Living is not as easy as it could be in Perth

Friday, 11 May 2018

A new report measuring Perth’s liveability progress has found that despite improvements, the city is struggling to meet its targets for policy implementation.

Bottom trawling

Bottom trawlers chuck 437 million tonnes of fish each year

Friday, 11 May 2018

A new study by The University of Western Australia and the University of British Columbia has found 437 million tonnes of fish worth an estimated $720 billion have been thrown overboard in the past 65 years globally by industrial fisheries using bottom trawls. 

Iain Grandage

Iain Grandage to lead Perth Festival

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

One of Western Australia’s most successful cultural exports, Iain Grandage, has been appointed Artistic Director of Perth Festival for 2020-23.

Diabetes research

New device could mean end of the jab for people living with diabetes

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are testing the effectiveness of a device in the long-term treatment of the low blood glucose form of diabetes and are in need of community participants for the study.

Main street of Mt Magnet

Rural cancer patients hit with major out-of-expenses

Monday, 7 May 2018

Rural Western Australian cancer patients experience significant out-of-pocket expenses during cancer treatment according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Julius the dog

Therapy dog a furry friend for UWA law students

Friday, 4 May 2018

The University of Western Australia Law School has a new wellbeing initiative - a furry four legged friend that is providing students with a much-needed break from their studies and proving to be quite a hit with people on campus.

Isabel Inkster

2018 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A third-year Law student with a passion for the law, arts and environment has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Corals control their own chemistry to stay healthy

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have found that some corals are able to combat the effects of ocean acidification by controlling their own chemistry.

$1.75 million grant to help tackle disadvantage in Western Australia

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A project addressing entrenched disadvantage in WA in which The University of Western Australia is taking the lead research role has received $1.75 million in funding from Lotterywest.

Awards and achievements - April 2018

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Awards and Achievements – April 2018 The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.