Smoking ceremony

UWA welcomes international students to NAIDOC Week

Monday, 3 July 2017

Students from universities around the world have today experienced a traditional smoking ceremony and welcome to country as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations at The University of Western Australia.

Geckos and skinks

Geckos and skinks back from the brink

Friday, 30 June 2017

Researchers from The University of Western Australia are supporting a new project to trial the release of critically endangered blue-tailed skinks into a wild enclosure.

UWA subjects ranked among the best in the world

UWA subjects ranked among the best in the world

Thursday, 29 June 2017

The University of Western Australia has been ranked Australia’s best in four major subject areas in the latest results released by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Maxime Corral image

Antimalarial drugs offer a smorgasbord of new herbicides

Thursday, 29 June 2017

A team of plant biologists and chemists from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with staff from chemical company BASF have used the surprisingly close relationship between plants and malarial parasites to turn a molecule developed for possible malaria treatment into a new herbicide.

Soil

Citizen scientists from remote communities to dig up dirt

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

A ground-breaking project recruiting members of the public to become citizen scientists is set to expand in bold new directions, with support from one of Australia’s most well-known scientists.

Alaska pollock

Ten million tonnes of fish dumped every year

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Industrial fishing fleets dump nearly 10 million tonnes of good fish back into the ocean every year, according to new joint research by The University of Western Australia and the University of British Columbia.

Bacterial protein needed for h. pylori to survive

More than meets the eye to ulcer-inducing bacterial protein

Monday, 26 June 2017

Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function of an important bacterial protein in Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers.

Robert French

Robert French named UWA's 15th Chancellor

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The immediate past Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Honourable Robert French AC, has been appointed the 15th Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Lisa Wood and Nala

A neighbourhood’s best friend

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have conducted the largest international study to be completed on the social benefits of pet ownership and found that owning a pet is not only important for our well-being but important for social connectedness in our neighbourhood.

Tilt brush

Experience the best in arts this winter at UWA

Monday, 19 June 2017

This winter immerse yourself in The University of Western Australia’s exciting WINTERarts program which runs between 1 - 29 July.