Fishing boats in Thailand

Study finds Thai vessels falsely report fish catches

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than the numbers reported to the United Nations, according to new research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia.

40under40 awards

Voting open for the 2018 40under40 awards

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Congratulations to the UWA staff and graduates who are nominees in the 2018 40under40 Awards. Run by Business News, the 40under40 Awards recognise Western Australia's finest business talent.

Professor Richard Hobbs

Project to improve success rate of native plant restoration

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $675,400 in Federal Government funding to reconstruct plant communities that are resistant to invasion and resilient within disturbed landscapes in a biodiversity hotspot.

Ryan Lister

Stem cell reprogramming mystery clarified by new findings

Monday, 11 December 2017

Australian researchers have unearthed new evidence in a decade-long mystery concerning stem cell reprogramming, a process believed to hold immense potential for regenerative medicine.

Dr Arthur

UWA teams fast-tracked in CSIRO's Accelerate program

Friday, 8 December 2017

Two UWA teams have been fast-tracked as part of the prestigious CSIRO’s ON Accelerate program for scientific inventions to detect muscle health for elite athletes and gut health.  

Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy

Florey Medal honours lifetime of scientific research

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA’s Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will receive the 2017 Florey Medal at a ceremony in Canberra this evening.

Christmas concerts

Celebrate the festive season at UWA

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Join in the festive fun at The University of Western Australia by attending one of the free music events open to the community this December.

Assistant Professor Amir Karton

Awards and achievements - November 2017

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly 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 any great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

Echium plantagineum (Boranginaceae) also known as Paterson's Curse

Big data helps researchers in battle to control plant invaders

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are part of an international team that has discovered why some plant species are more successful than others at successfully invading new regions.

Berndt Museum

Design competition work showcased at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Monday, 4 December 2017

The Berndt Museum in partnership with the School of Design at The University of Western Australia will announce the prizes of its Design Ideas Competition on Tuesday 5 December at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.