Mining

National consortium on mine closure passes first hurdle

Thursday, 26 September 2019

A proposed Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC-TiME) is one step closer as one of only six proposed centres to progress to Stage 2 in Round 21 of the Australian Government’s CRC Program.

Ocean plastic

Andrew Forrest calls for plastic waste to become a cashable commodity

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Business leader, philanthropist and UWA PhD candidate Andrew Forrest has called for a voluntary contribution on fossil fuel-derived plastic, in a bid to stop up to eight million tons of plastic being dumped in the world’s oceans each year.

KIDDO workshop

Workshops to get kids healthy and active across WA

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Workshops to help schools, childcare centres and educators increase physical activity in children are being rolled out across regional towns in Western Australia during October and November, and education providers and encouraged to register their interest. 

Rosalie Primary School and Osborne Primary School students examine images in Ast

Exhibition explores the night sky through cultural interpretation

Friday, 20 September 2019

A new exhibition at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery will explore the concept of the night sky from cultural, scientific and artistic perspectives.

Young Tall Poppy Awards

Researchers recognised in Young Tall Poppy Awards

Friday, 20 September 2019

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate Telethon Kids Institute have been recognised in this year’s WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

UWA Business School building at night

UWA Business School named highest-ranked MBA in the State

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

The University of Western Australia Business School has been ranked #1 in Western Australia and placed in the top 10 schools nationally for its MBA program, according to the Australian Financial Review BOSS MBA Rankings 2019 survey, released on Friday 13 September 2019.

Coral samples in tanks of water

Super corals adapt well to cold but struggle with warming oceans

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Super corals from extreme reefs can acclimatise to temperatures much lower than their natural environment but struggle to cope with their home reefs becoming hotter due to climate change, according to a global research team led by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at The University of Western Australia.

Mark Jennings

Weight loss program expands as waistlines shrink

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Bibra Lake resident Mark Jennings is putting out the call for more men to get involved in The University of Western Australia’s innovative community weight loss initiative for men, MAN v FAT Soccer.

Professor Enrico Valdinoci at UWA's Crawley campus.

Top mathematician awarded prestigious fellowship

Monday, 16 September 2019

Professor Enrico Valdinoci from UWA’s School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing has been awarded a prestigious national fellowship.

VOICE conference committee members

WA children urged to have their say at UWA VOICE conference

Monday, 16 September 2019

Western Australian children aged five to 12 are being encouraged to sign up for the inaugural Children’s VOICE Conference to be run by children for children as a platform to express their ideas about matters that are important to them in the world and in their futures.