Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Australian National University have uncovered new evidence that suggests dingoes arrived in Australia between 3,348 and 3,081 years ago, more recently than previously thought....[Read more]
Modern slavery and human trafficking will be the focus of this year’s WA Migration and Mobilities Update forum, to be held on Tuesday 24 July at The University of Western Australia. It will be followed by a half-day workshop on Wednesday 25 July where modern slavery will be discussed....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with nine subject areas ranked in the top 50 globally, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities....[Read more]
Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according to an international research collaboration including The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
A new international study by The University of Western Australia has found marine heatwaves have increased by more than 50 per cent over the past century with devastating effects on global marine ecosystems. The researchers warn these extreme events will become even longer and more frequent under continued global warming.
The largest global study to examine physical activity in children aged between two and five years old has found 66 per cent of children are not getting the nationally recommended three hours of daily physical activity needed for their growth and development.
A small team of scientists at The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Museum, and the California Academy of Sciences has identified 18 new species of sea slugs, including some only found in WA.
Perth’s river landscape has an exciting new addition, designed to attract the brightest minds to Western Australia from around the world, with the opening today of Forrest Hall at The University of Western Australia.
Future students and their families are invited to The University of Western Australia’s Health Campus (off Monash Avenue in Nedlands) for its inaugural community Open Day on Sunday 8 April between 10am and 2pm.