Gravity Waves team

UWA Researchers share world’s richest science prize

Thursday, 5 May 2016

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.

Crocodile

New look at crocodile eyes

Thursday, 5 May 2016

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. 

Harry Perkins

UWA wins big share of grants to boost science research

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

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.

Swan Valley Honey Festival

Swan Valley Honey Fest, the place to bee this Sunday

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Right now, thousands of workers live outdoors in tiny wooden sheds in Australia, even though their labour is valued at $6 billion in this country alone. They are vegetarians who neither eat fruit, nor veggies, but help produce the meat we eat.

Claire Greer

UWA researcher unravels some of Perth’s WW1 history

Friday, 22 April 2016

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.

Exhibition showcases contemporary Muslim artists

Thursday, 21 April 2016

An art exhibition starting next week at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, will showcase nine Generation Y contemporary artists whose artwork reflects their experience growing up as a Muslim in Australia.

Coral reef

New coral reef research targets information gap

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

A new study by The University of Western Australia aims to bridge the gap in understanding the effects of ocean acidification on coral reefs – one of the biggest worldwide threats to their future.

Violin

UWA School of Music ranks first in Australia for Performing Arts

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

For the first time, the School of Music at The University of Western Australia is now in the top 100 universities in the world for Performing Arts in the QS rankings and number one ranked in Australia.

Space

'Cosmic Eye' goes viral

Monday, 18 April 2016

An Associate Professor at The University of Western Australia has become an overnight viral sensation after a video he developed had an incredible 30 million views on Facebook.

ARC hubs

New training and research hubs officially launched at UWA

Monday, 18 April 2016

Two new $20 million hubs to be used for international research and training in offshore oil and gas have been officially launched at The University of Western Australia.