Toilet roll

Tissues, paper towels and wipes can block toilets if flushed

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Waste water engineering researchers from The University of Western Australia have emphasised the importance of only flushing toilet paper down the toilet, instead of using alternatives such as tissues, which could compromise WA’s sewerage infrastructure.

The Winthrop Singers Musical Director Dr Nicholas Bannan

Farewell to The Winthrop Singers Musical Director Dr Nicholas Bannan

Thursday, 12 March 2020

We bid farewell to The Winthrop Singers Musical Director, Dr Nicholas Bannan, in his final choral service on Thursday 21 May. Dr Bannan established the elite chamber choir for UWA students, staff and the community 13 years ago, on Thursday 8 March 2007. 

Inspiring oceans interest and ownership is key for Tina

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

You may have noticed a familiar face on the fifth floor, Tina Zhang from OceanWorks has joined the Oceans Institute’s science communication team!  

Aldric Ratnasekera

How a top ATAR student found his passion for medicine

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Travelling the remotest parts of our State and witnessing first-hand a lack of medical expertise and resources available to many communities was the catalyst for suburban Perth teenager Aldric Ratnasekera to study medicine at The University of Western Australia.

Kimberley High School students jumping in the air with Asha Holland

UWA graduate on a mission to promote a healthy body image in young women

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

A 23-year-old woman from Mandurah who grew up in the Pilbara would have been overwhelmed and confused about considering university study after school had it not been for the support and mentoring provided through The University of Western Australia’s Aspire UWA program.

Visiting research maths Fellowship awarded to Natalia Maslova

Friday, 13 December 2019

Congratulations to Associate Professor Natalia Maslova on being awarded this year’s Cheryl E. Praeger Visiting Research Fellowship.

Natalia Maslova is an Associate Professor at Ural Federal University and a Leading Researcher at the Krasovskii Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences.

The UnderstandingSuper app in use

New app helps break down complexities of superannuation

Friday, 8 November 2019

An interactive mobile app that helps simplify and explain the complex workings of the Australian superannuation system has been developed by a researcher from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with finance professionals and start-up entrepreneurs.

UWA law students walking on campus

UWA Law School ranked 75th in world

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The University of Western Australia has improved in the international Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings in the fields of Law and Business and Economics.

Dr Qiuhong Ke

Postdoctoral researcher wins ACS Medal for UWA thesis

Thursday, 7 November 2019

A postdoctoral researcher developing new methods for skeleton-based action recognition, Dr Qiuhong Ke, has won the inaugural Australian Computer Society (ACS) 1962 Medal for her University of Western Australia (UWA) PhD thesis.

Group of law students in Legal APPtitude unit

Law students bridge the app for local non-for-profits

Monday, 28 October 2019

Students enrolled in the UWA Law School's Legal APPtitude unit presented their final projects at sponsor firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth on Wednesday 23 October 2019.