Perth Modern students playing scrabble

Perth to host World Youth Scrabble Championships

Friday, 30 October 2015

Some of the brightest young minds from around the world will converge on The University of Western Australia this weekend when it hosts the World Youth Scrabble Championship for the first time.

Andres Noe

UWA student wins 2016 Rhodes Scholarship

Thursday, 29 October 2015

A Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student from The University of Western Australia has won UWA's 101st Rhodes Scholarship in 102 years.

Alec Cameron accepts AFR award

UWA student outreach program honoured in AFR Awards

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The University of Western Australia has won The Australian Financial Review’s inaugural Higher Education Equity and Opportunity Award for an innovative program that works with 52 partner schools across Western Australia.

Madam Sun Anlin (Chinese Deputy Consul General), Professor Barry Marshall, Dr Ch

Award recognises Barry Marshall's contribution to China

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

The University of Western Australia’s Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall has received a prestigious award from the Chinese Government.

Dust detector equipment

Research uncovers 'horizon glow' mystery of the moon

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have uncovered answers to a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century.

Analysing coral cores

West Australian corals shed light on cause of marine heatwaves

Monday, 26 October 2015

An international team of scientists led by The University of Western Australia has analysed coral cores from three reefs in the eastern Indian Ocean to understand how marine heatwaves unfold among the unique coral reefs of Western Australia.

Electric Jet Ski

Australia's first electric jet ski

Friday, 23 October 2015

A team of students from The University of Western Australia has built Australia’s first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.

astronomy

Supermoon puts spotlight on new astronomy facility

Thursday, 22 October 2015

A rare astronomical event will mark the launch of Australia’s biggest astronomy education facility at Gingin next Tuesday night.

Dementia brain

UWA awarded $2.2m in national funding to fight dementia

Monday, 19 October 2015

Four researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $2.2 million in Federal Government funding to tackle the causes and impacts of dementia – the second-leading cause of death in Australia behind heart disease.

Zebrafish

Research offers new insight into light detection in vertebrates

Friday, 16 October 2015

Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of Oxford and University College London will help better understand how light detection works in vertebrates.