Ig Nobel Prize winners

Egg research cracks top prize

Friday, 25 September 2015

Researcher and chemistry student Callum Ormonde from The University of Western Australia is part of a team that has won an Ig Nobel Prize for working out how to unboil an egg.

Orbiting black holes

Eleven year cosmic search leads to black hole rethink

Friday, 25 September 2015

One hundred years since Einstein proposed gravitational waves as part of his general theory of relativity, an 11-year search performed with CSIRO’s Parkes telescope has shown that an expected background of waves is missing, casting doubt on our understanding of galaxies and black holes.


SBY working group meeting

Visionary, cooperative frameworks the answer to bilateral relations

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Australia and Indonesia would greatly prosper through deeper and more visionary economic, security and humanitarian engagement, according to His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, speaking yesterday with the Australia-Indonesia Working Group at The University of Western Australia.

Students meeting with SBY

Students enjoy extraordinary meeting with former Indonesian President

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Students studying the Indonesian language were given an extraordinary opportunity yesterday at The University of Western Australia during an informal private roundtable meeting with former Indonesian President His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Emily Gordon

UWA law graduates win scholarships to Cambridge

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Two young law graduates from The University of Western Australia are heading to the UK’s Cambridge University after winning prestigious scholarships to continue their studies.

Professor Pattiaratchi

Fremantle found to be a 'global hot spot' for meteotsunamis

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Oceanographers from The University of Western Australia have discovered Fremantle has one of the highest occurrences of meteorological tsunamis (meteotsunamis) in the world.

Professor Peter Thompson

Leading WA medical researchers recognised in national awards

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Two leading medical scientists at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have won National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards for work to improve treatments for heart and kidney disease.

Former Indonesian president awarded honorary doctorate

Former Indonesian president awarded honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Former Indonesian president His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been awarded an honorary doctorate at The University of Western Australia, in recognition of his contribution to global affairs and long-term advocacy in building strong relations between Australia and Indonesia.

Gordon Flake and Dr Yudhoyono

Australia can move from 'mining boom' to 'dining boom'

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Australia can move from a ‘mining boom’ to a ‘dining boom’ according to talks yesterday between The University of Western Australia’s Perth USAsia Centre and former Indonesian President His Excellency Professor Doctor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Artist impression of Forrest Hall

New scholar accommodation aims to attract brightest minds

Monday, 21 September 2015

An exciting new addition to the city’s landscape will help attract the world’s brightest minds to Western Australia.