In what could be good news for mums everywhere on Mother’s Day, a world-first study at The University of Western Australia is looking at the link between female reproductive hormones and lower back injuries in women in a bid to resolve chronic back issues caused in pregnancy....[Read more]
A free music workshop held at UWA’s School of Music in collaboration with Activ Foundation gave people living with a disability the opportunity to participate in a fun percussion exercise....[Read more]
An international leader in 3D geoscience from The University of Western Australia is among a team of scientists using high-tech, ice-penetrating radar data to successfully map the architecture of the Greenland ice sheet....[Read more]
Extensive detail on the history of more than 1500 Subiaco soldiers who served in the First World War (WWI) is being uncovered in a research study carried out at The University of Western Australia. UWA PhD student Claire Greer last year completed a detailed analysis of Olive Street in Subiaco as a pilot study....[Read more]
In a world first, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos.
Staff, students and graduates from The University of Western Australia are celebrating their role in the design of Elizabeth Quay, supporting lead architect Ashton Raggatt McDougall (ARM).
Located in Perth on the Swan River, the Elizabeth Quay development will reconnect Perth city with the Swan River to create a dynamic new entertainment and leisure precinct, set around a stunning inlet.
The 2016 Perth Writers Festival will take place between 18 and 21 February at The University of Western Australia and brings together writers, artists, thinkers, provocateurs and innovators from around the globe for a stimulating and inspiring literary weekend.
The University of Western Australian congratulates the Prime Minister on today’s announcement of the National Innovation and Science Agenda and is committed to working with the Federal Government to turn the plan into reality.
I, like I am sure each of you, was disturbed to learn of news over the weekend that a pig’s head was found in the bathroom of University’s Muslim Prayer Room. One of our PhD students made the discovery as he was preparing for his regular prayers on Sunday.
A karate-loving biochemistry honours student from The University of Western Australia who hopes to work towards a cure for the devastating progressive disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy is one of three recipients of the 2016 Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships.