For the first time, The University of Western Australia will allow Year 12 students to apply – six months earlier than usual – for a guaranteed place in engineering, based on an ATAR score predicted by their school....[Read more]
The science of sleep is the latest weapon being used by Perth’s top women’s basketball team with research carried out with The University of Western Australia offering hope to anyone who struggles to sleep through the night....[Read more]
Western Australia’s brainiest Year 10 students are preparing for the competition of their young lives to determine who will represent the State at the Australian Brain Bee National Challenge....[Read more]
An international team of scientists including 21 researchers from UWA has made a major breakthrough: a second detection of gravitational waves, following their world-first discovery of gravitational waves last September....[Read more]
The Indo-Pacific region’s agricultural needs cannot be met by individual countries and will need international co-operation to find shared solutions for the zone’s shared problems, according to speakers at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone conference in Jakarta today.
A scientist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious new international award for his outstanding contribution to the management of and improvement in quality of life for patients with red blood cell disorders.
Has your Facebook feed been full of running man challenge videos in the past week?
What started with two basketballers from the University of Maryland has quickly spread around the world. UWA took part in the challenge with staff and students from around the campus getting involved, including star performers from UWA’s Recreation and Fitness Centre and Dance UWA.
As part of a study facilitated through the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has documented the first detailed evidence of homosexual behaviour in female gorillas.
Twenty-one scientists at The University of Western Australia have been recognised for their part in the discovery of gravitational waves, and will receive a share of more than two million dollars in prize money.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Macquarie University have discovered that the visual systems in crocodiles are more cleverly designed than previously thought, allowing them to quickly adapt to their environment and facilitating their ‘ambush’ hunting techniques and semi-aquatic lifestyles.
A new high-resolution imaging technique to enable more accurate detection of tumours during breast surgery and how allergies in children form while in the womb and after birth are among 15 projects at The University of Western Australia to be awarded funding through round three of the State Government’s Merit Award program.