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.
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.
A new study by an international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia demonstrates for the first time that dolphins can learn foraging techniques outside the mother-calf bond – showing that they have a similar cultural nature to great apes.
The University of Western Australia has welcomed a group of agriculture students from Nagoya University in Japan as part of a joint Doctor of Philosophy program in which students simultaneously enrol and complete part of their degree at both UWA and Nagoya University.
In response to the challenges many Australians may face finding work in the coming months, The University of Western Australia has launched new online short courses that offer practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.
Animals that have a darker pigmented surface on the upper side of their body compared to those that have the same shade all over can reduce the impact of their body shadows and remain hidden from predators, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Women are more likely to conceive fraternal twins once they reach their 30s as a result of an evolutionary response to combat declining embryo viability, according to a new international collaboration involving researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Six early career researchers from The University of Western Australia researching topics such as how their self-image influences the way leaders lead others and how to stop deadly bacteria from accessing sugar in the body have been selected to present their research at the 2020 FameLab Western Australia semi-final.
A senior research fellow at The University of Western Australia is one of only two Australians to be awarded a prestigious international grant to address some of the most critical challenges facing the world’s oceans.
A new study by an international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia reveals the worst marine heatwave ever recorded off Western Australia was responsible for a massive loss of genetic diversity in underwater forests.
The University of Western Australia achieved outstanding results in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject Area, maintaining its top ranking in the State with the highest number of subjects ranked in the top 100 globally. The QS Rankings ranked 1,368 universities globally.
Up to 14 million tonnes of unreported fish catches are being traded illicitly every year, costing the legitimate market between $14 and $26 billion in trade annually, researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of British Columbia have found.
When faced with unfavourable environmental conditions, rodent species are likely to form social groups and work cooperatively, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
3 members of UWA School of Biological Sciences will embark on the oceanographic research vessel RV Falkor for an expedition off south east and south west of Albany.
The team are being invited to participate in Great Australian Deep Sea Coral and Canyon Adventure led by OI’s Dr Julie Trotter and Dr Paolo Montagna from the Institute of Polar Science (IPS) in Italy. The team of scientist will use the an array of equipment and instruments including a deep-sea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to study the deep sea ecocsystems in the canyons.