Perth businessman Tim Ungar has been appointed Chair of Perth Festival. Mr Ungar, who has been board member of Perth Festival since July 2015, succeeds John Barrington to Chair Australia's longest-running international arts festival....[Read more]
A study led by The University of Western Australia and funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) has found improvements for the disadvantaged in accessing a tertiary education, but there are still challenges that lie ahead in the job market....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia will be at the forefront of a new era of research into the ‘blue economy’, following the announcement of Australia’s biggest Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)....[Read more]
A new Centre launched today at The University of Western Australia will drive research into new subsea engineering technologies for offshore oil and gas production and maintain Western Australia’s competitiveness in the LNG market.
The University of Western Australia has remained the top of the State in Engineering and Technology, and Computer Science in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, released today.
A national study commissioned by Beyond Blue and led by researchers from The University of Western Australia in partnership with Roy Morgan Research has found one in three police and emergency services employees experience high or very high psychological distress compared to one in eight Australian adults.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $13.65 million in Federal Government funding for 34 research projects ranging from a project to investigate the safety, efficiency and environmental impact of fracking to developing a new measure of autistic traits in adults and improving the social and economic outcomes for children of mothers in prison.
The Big Bang theory and the question of how life on Earth began has fascinated scientists for decades, but now new research from The University of Western Australia suggests the conditions that resulted from the Big Bang are different to what we thought.
A 19-year-old Whadjuk Ballardong Nyoongar man studying Political Sciences, International Relations and Indonesian studies at The University of Western Australia has been named the New Colombo Plan Indonesia Fellow and presented with a scholarship through the prestigious 2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholarship program.
Information on wave conditions in the Albany and Perth metropolitan area is now publically available through a new website launched by The University of Western Australia’s Wave Energy Research Centre in Albany and supported by the Western Australian Government.
A lush green lawn is a key feature of many Australian homes, however a new study by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has found the benefits of lawns are far outweighed by their impact on the environment.