High blood pressure

One in three people have high blood pressure but many do not know it

Thursday, 17 May 2018

A global study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has found more than a third of people have high blood pressure but many are unaware they have it.

IQ Awards

Latest in innovation showcased at the UWA IQ Awards

Friday, 11 May 2018

An invention to monitor leukemia cells in the blood, methods to develop better medicines with fewer side-effects and an app to help school students develop skills for the future workplace were big winners at this year’s University of Western Australia IQ Awards.

Perth city skyline

Living is not as easy as it could be in Perth

Friday, 11 May 2018

A new report measuring Perth’s liveability progress has found that despite improvements, the city is struggling to meet its targets for policy implementation.

Bottom trawling

Bottom trawlers chuck 437 million tonnes of fish each year

Friday, 11 May 2018

A new study by The University of Western Australia and the University of British Columbia has found 437 million tonnes of fish worth an estimated $720 billion have been thrown overboard in the past 65 years globally by industrial fisheries using bottom trawls. 

Iain Grandage

Iain Grandage to lead Perth Festival

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

One of Western Australia’s most successful cultural exports, Iain Grandage, has been appointed Artistic Director of Perth Festival for 2020-23.

Diabetes research

New device could mean end of the jab for people living with diabetes

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are testing the effectiveness of a device in the long-term treatment of the low blood glucose form of diabetes and are in need of community participants for the study.

Main street of Mt Magnet

Rural cancer patients hit with major out-of-expenses

Monday, 7 May 2018

Rural Western Australian cancer patients experience significant out-of-pocket expenses during cancer treatment according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Julius the dog

Therapy dog a furry friend for UWA law students

Friday, 4 May 2018

The University of Western Australia Law School has a new wellbeing initiative - a furry four legged friend that is providing students with a much-needed break from their studies and proving to be quite a hit with people on campus.

Isabel Inkster

2018 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A third-year Law student with a passion for the law, arts and environment has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

Corals control their own chemistry to stay healthy

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have found that some corals are able to combat the effects of ocean acidification by controlling their own chemistry.