The University of Western Australia has been awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding to establish a new research hub which will focus on harnessing data and physics-based science to better understand offshore energy environments and improve future infrastructure design....[Read more]
Australia’s first Aboriginal cultural sites that were submerged under the sea after the last ice age have been discovered by a research team including scientists from The University of Western Australia. The research findings will be published in PLOS ONE....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found an area of tropical ocean protected under law is a hotspot for iconic marine life but does not provide enough defence from human activities....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, WA Department of Health and Adarsh Australia have teamed up to manufacture up to 10,000 face-shields initially to support the WA health system and protect frontline workers responding to COVID-19. If successful, the production of the face shields could be expanded.
A new role which allows final year medical students to work inside hospitals has been designed to enable Australia’s healthcare capacity to be immediately increased if required in response to COVID-19.
With many elderly and vulnerable Australians remaining inside their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak, a musician from The University of Western Australia has helped provide musical entertainment for the residents of a Perth aged-care facility.
A study by The University of Western Australian and Fremantle Hospital with support from the Raine Foundation and NHMRC has found the rate of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications has improved in people with diabetes over the past 20 years.
There are indications that the general public’s scientific literacy may have improved in recent months due to a strong desire to keep up with the latest on COVID-19 and this may be having an impact on both our heroes and the power of social media influencers, according to researcher from UWA.
Scientists from The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Science are part of a global team that is developing a new DNA test for COVID-19, which can provide faster and more detailed results than other tests.
Experts from The University of WA are eager to start work on trying to determine how to ensure the WA public fully embraces any new COVID-19 vaccine that is discovered and that the uptake is high enough to protect the community.
A researcher from The University of Western Australia who is examining how a person’s self-identity influences the way they lead others has been selected to present her research at the 2020 FameLab national final.