When it comes to making friends, it appears dolphins are just like us and form close friendships with other dolphins that have a common interest, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
One of The University of Western Australia’s first female engineering graduates who went on to become CEO of the Water Corporation, a former Supreme Court Justice and one of Australia’s most powerful women who used to lead Westpac are among 22 graduates and five staff members who have been recognised in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List....[Read more]
Associate Professor Johan Wesseloo has been appointed director of the Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia, replacing Professor Yves Potvin who had been director since 2000....[Read more]
Male primates equipped with all the bells and whistles to attract a female mate tend to have smaller gonads, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Zurich.
A new study led by The University of Western Australia and the Centre of Advanced Studies of Blanes in Spain has found that sea urchins’ fear of predators plays a key role in the health of underwater forests, which are declining globally.
A study by an international team of marine researchers, including The University of Western Australia, has found dolphin survival and reproductive rates suffered a significant decline following a 2011 marine heatwave affecting around 1,000km of Western Australia’s coastline.
The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of great awards or achievements across the University please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Western Australia will lead the development of the LNG Futures Facility, which will include a world-first microscale Liquefied Natural Gas plant for research and education, following today’s announcement by Premier Mark McGowan at the LNG19 conference in Shanghai.
The University of Western Australia has been recognised in Australia in the Engagement and Impact Assessment 2018-2019 National Report, which provides a national snapshot of how university research translates into real-world benefits for society.