More than 30 scientists from The University of Western Australia’s node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) are part of an international team that for the first time may have witnessed the end of a neutron star as it was engulfed by a black hole....[Read more]
Professor Akshay Venkatesh, the youngest-ever student to enrol at The University of Western Australia and last year’s recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics, will be awarded an honorary doctorate at a special ceremony to be held at UWA’s Winthrop Hall tomorrow....[Read more]
Three-dimensional facial photography can provide a simple and highly accurate method of predicting the presence of obstructive sleep apnoea, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
Two students from The University of Western Australia were last night recognised in the 2019 Premier’s Science Awards, which celebrate the achievements of the Western Australian science community....[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.
Our exposure to bacteria begins before we’re born according to new research led by The University of Western Australia. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology, used rigorous contamination controls to confirm that exposure to bacteria begins in the womb.
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
I have been advised by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dawn Freshwater, that she has accepted an offer of appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Auckland commencing March 2020 and will be resigning from office as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia with effect from 13 March 2020.
A data science student from The University of Western Australia has won the Ernst and Young (EY) NextWave data science challenge, competing against more than 4000 students from 16 countries to take out the top spot.
A leading eye doctor from The University of Western Australia with a deep passion for helping remote, rural and disadvantaged communities is among seven people to be recognised in the 2019 Western Australian of the Year awards.
Men whose mothers were exposed to stressful life events during the first 18 weeks of pregnancy may have reduced sperm counts when they become adults, according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia.
New research by Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia has revealed that women with severe mental illness have a greater chance of developing a serious medical complication during pregnancy.