A kick towards positive fathering

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

The Men Against Violence round of the Great Northern Football League (GNFL) will be returning for its second year.

Coinciding with the Father’s Day weekend, the round will be held on the 5th and 6th of September at Chapman Valley, Brigades and Railways.

Round 9 of the GNFL and GNWFL ‘Men Against Violence’ rounds will promote positive fatherhood and the roles men can play to be positive dads or male role models.

Wheat field

Biochar and zinc application can improve wheat grown in certain soils

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture and Sultan Qaboos University in Oman have found that the combined application of biochar and zinc can mitigate stress in wheat caused by the heavy metal cadmium.

Cadmium reduces the growth, yield, and zinc concentration in wheat grain due to oxidative stress. Its accumulation in soil can cause significant health risks to humans if it is introduced into the food chain via crops. 

UWA News has moved to Impact

Monday, 17 August 2020

All UWA news content, including media releases, are now available on Impact.

Northern cattle

BeefLinks partnership to boost red meat industry

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

A four-year partnership between The University of Western Australia, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) through the MLA Donor Company (MDC) has been launched to coordinate and drive an integrated research and practice change program for the West Australian Beef Industry.

Justina Serrano in the field using remote sensing technology

Smart Scholarship explores smart weed management technology

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have investigated the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) to detect early-weeds in broadacre wheat crops.

IOA Annual Research Report 2019

The UWA Institute of Agriculture releases Annual Research Report 2019

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture has released its Annual Research Report 2019 today.

Caleb Kim winning photo

UWA Medical students capture insights of different worlds

Monday, 6 July 2020

Medical students from the University of Western Australia have returned from their elective clinical placements, where they travelled to vastly different environments to Perth.

During their learning experience, students captured and submitted photography to The Western Australian Medical Students' Society (WAMSS) Elective Photography Competition and twenty students applied for the annual Alan Charters Presentation Awards.

Carl Blair

Scientists discover how to smash quantum limits

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Scientists from The University of Western Australia’s Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) are part of a global team of researchers that has made a surprising discovery, working out how to break quantum limits. The research was published today in the prestigious Nature journal.

Noisy Gut

UWA Noisy Guts project selected for spinoff prize

Thursday, 2 July 2020

The University of Western Australia’s ‘Noisy Guts Project’ that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders has been selected as ‘one to watch’ in the inaugural Nature Spinoff Prize Nature Research.


UWA ranked top in Australia in five STEM subjects

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

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.