The University of Western Australia has been awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding to establish a new research hub which will focus on harnessing data and physics-based science to better understand offshore energy environments and improve future infrastructure design....[Read more]
Australia’s first Aboriginal cultural sites that were submerged under the sea after the last ice age have been discovered by a research team including scientists from The University of Western Australia. The research findings will be published in PLOS ONE....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found an area of tropical ocean protected under law is a hotspot for iconic marine life but does not provide enough defence from human activities....[Read more]
Projects led by The University of Western Australia that are focused on developing a greater understanding of the health effects of COVID-19 have received a $1.1 million funding boost through The Department of Health and Western Australian Health Translation Network grants program.
One of The University of Western Australia’s first graduates in medicine who became one of the State’s top neurosurgeons and led improvements in Western Australian healthcare is among 13 alumni and staff members recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
A new online mentoring pilot program launched by The University of Western Australia with support from the Alcoa Foundation will see students from years 9 to 11 in the Peel region learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) career opportunities.
As life starts to return to normal but the threat of COVID-19 remains, Professor Jon Watson, Executive Dean of UWA's Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, looks at how we balance what we want to do and what we think is important with the health risk to individuals and the State as a whole. His comments follow a spate of protests both locally and worldwide over inequality, human rights and democracy.
Australia’s population is set to double over the next century, and researchers at The University of Western Australia have created an online survey that looks at how to distribute this projected growth across the country.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia are developing a system using artificial intelligence that can predict the likelihood of suicide in individuals most at risk, and assist with clinical decision-making.
The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention at The University of Western Australia has today released a Statement on #BlackLivesMatter, and Black deaths in custody. An extract from the Statement is below.
A drug developed by The University of Western Australia’s spinout company Dimerix will be used in a global trial to treat patients who have Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) as a result of COVID-19.