UWA PhD student Jiayi Qin and Professor David Blair

New method of detecting gravitational waves will bring them closer

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Scientists at The University of Western Australia have discovered new technology which could mean that instead of being detected a billion light years away, gravitational waves may be identified throughout ‘the observable universe’.

Ian Murray demonstrates equipment used in Parkinson's sleep studies

Helping people with Parkinson's get a better night's sleep

Monday, 11 April 2016

A new study at The University of Western Australia may offer hope in alleviating some of the memory and thinking skills problems associated with the debilitating movement disorder, Parkinson’s. 

Dr Russ

Dr Russ appointed first Aboriginal Head of Berndt Museum

Friday, 1 April 2016

The University of Western Australia is pleased to appoint academic, artist and Ngarinyin / Gija woman Dr Vanessa Russ as Associate Director of the Berndt Museum.

Kim Beazley

Kim Beazley returns to UWA after six years as US Ambassador

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

The University of Western Australia and the Perth USAsia Centre have welcomed the return of former federal defence minister Kim Beazley to his alma mater after serving as Australia’s Ambassador to the United States for six years.

Rowan Lymbery

Scientists discover new way of testing reproductive compatibility

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered a new way of measuring the effectiveness of different sperm competing to fertilise eggs in blue mussels.

Dr Harold Bull and Benny Williams

It’s never too late (or too early) to begin your musical journey

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

While music-lovers are regularly drawn to The University of Western Australia’s recital halls to enjoy performances by outstanding students and the professionals who are helping to shape their careers, the age span of School of Music students is far greater than you’d imagine.

Bees

UWA makes bee line for Parliament

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Hon Barry House, MLC, President of the Legislative Council and Hon Michael Sutherland, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, today announced that bees have taken up residence in the gardens of Parliament House.

Jiake Xu and research team

Study offers new hope for treatment of osteoporosis

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

An international study by The University of Western Australia may lead to a new treatment for osteoporosis caused by age-related bone loss in elderly women.

QS rankings

UWA ranked in top 50 for six subjects in QS rankings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

The University of Western Australia has had six subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from four subjects last year.

Original Indigenous artworks donated to University Hall

Monday, 21 March 2016

University Hall (UniHall) is proud of its connections with Indigenous Australia and excited by the opportunity for postgraduate residents’ to display an original piece of Indigenous artwork in their apartments.

Art Collector Dr Jo Lagerberg and Professor Ted Snell, Director Cultural Precinct, have been working with UniHall to bring together a collection of Indigenous art for residents to loan.