Lisa Wood and Bella

Pets help owners meet people and make friends

Monday, 15 June 2015

Pets play an important role in developing healthy neighbourhoods by helping their owners to meet people, make friends and even gain emotional and practical support from these friendships, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama to visit UWA

Friday, 12 June 2015

The UWA Student Guild is pleased to welcome His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, who will speak at UWA on the importance of education on Monday 15 June.

Scholarship recipient Mark Musulin

Clough scholarships encourage next generation of talented engineers

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Two of The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) most promising engineering students, Elizabeth Duguid and Mark Musulin, have been awarded Clough Engineering Scholarships to complete their Masters in Professional Engineering.

Kate Leeming

UWA graduate to cycle across Antarctica

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Five years after becoming the first woman to cycle 22,000 kilometres across Africa from west to east, adventurer Kate Leeming is preparing to tackle her greatest challenge – to be the first person to cycle across Antarctica via the South Pole.

Professor Wallace Cowling

Small changes have large benefits for crop breeding

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed a new method for breeding crops that will improve the potential for long-term, sustainable genetic improvement.

Professors Nigel Laing

Staff and graduates earn Queen's Birthday Honours

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Six staff members and 10 graduates of The University of Western Australia have been honoured by their inclusion on the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Exciting research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found new answers for pregnant women with high blood pressure, which is also a characteristic of the serious condition, pre-eclampsia.

Evidence of oldest human occupation in Mid-West discovered

Thursday, 4 June 2015

A rock shelter in the Weld Range provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, a research project partnered between The University of Western Australia and Wajarri Traditional Owners has discovered.

WA first - UWA colleges begin car sharing

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Western Australia’s first car sharing program has been launched at The University of Western Australia to help make more parking spaces available for students, staff and visitors.

Prestigious scholarships at Centre for History of Emotions

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, Europe 1100-1800 (CHE) is offering valuable scholarships and travel grants to Australian Postgraduate and Honours students for approved projects. Applications are due by Monday 17 August, 2015.