Professor Phil Watson

New Chair to advance research in the offshore petroleum industry

Thursday, 10 August 2017

The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Phil Watson to the role of Shell Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen research and industry collaboration in WA’s offshore petroleum industry.

Test tubes

New drug to benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have developed an innovative approach to prevent one of the most serious side-effects of chemotherapy, known as myelosuppression.

Brain

Major boost for dementia funding

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Research into dementia has been given a major funding boost with the Federal Government awarding $40 million to a range of research projects to improve the lives of people living with dementia.

Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

New centre enables largest marine research capability in Indian Ocean rim

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Western Australia and the Nation are set to become a global leader in marine and ocean research with the opening today of a new multi-million dollar research centre at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Arches

Awards and achievements - July 2017

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Dr Kirsten Jackson

Survey reveals why WA horses are saddled with tooth decay

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Horses fed oaten hay are almost three times more likely to develop tooth decay according to a new study at The University of Western Australia.

Open Day

UWA opens its doors to future students and families

Monday, 31 July 2017

Future students, parents and the community are invited to explore the campus and find out everything they need to know about studying at The University of Western Australia at this year’s Open Day on Sunday 13 August from 10am to 4pm.

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Respect. Now. Always. survey results

Monday, 31 July 2017

Today’s national release of the results of the Respect. Now. Always. survey highlights that The University of Western Australia, along with all universities, needs to further build on our efforts to make our community safe.

Could too much sitting be bad for our brains

Could too much sitting be bad for our brain?

Friday, 28 July 2017

In many aspects of our life when we need to use our brain power, we tend to sit down: at school, at work, reading, using our mobile phones or watching television.

Professor Andrew Whitehouse

UWA researcher a finalist for 2017 Eureka Prize

Friday, 28 July 2017

Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, has today been named a finalist in the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.