Adnan Fakir

Mobility measures alone will not stop COVID-19 spread

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found that mobility and activity restrictions alone are not as effective in halting the spread of COVID-19 in developing countries, compared to developed countries.

Prof Toby Richards

New project to reduce risk of surgical infection

Monday, 22 June 2020

A surgeon from The University of Western Australia is leading a project that will assess the effectiveness of advanced dressings in healing high-risk surgical wounds.

Dr Yinglong Chen, Tsubasa Kawai and Prof Kadambot Siddique

First crop of agriculture students from Japan join UWA

Friday, 19 June 2020

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. 

Tax tips

Top tips for doing your COVID-19 tax return

Thursday, 18 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in changes to almost every aspect of our lives and the last thing we need to worry about is our tax return.

Underwater rivers

Scientists discover unusual underwater rivers along Australia's coastline

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered underwater rivers along most of Australia’s continental shelf that are unique and do not occur at this scale anywhere else in the world. The research has been published today in Nature Scientific Reports.

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Female engineers share industry experiences online

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

A panel of female industry leaders with some of the most diverse and creative engineering careers in Western Australia will share their experiences at an online event next Tuesday to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.

Australian native rat

Mapping the genome could help in race to save native rat

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have unveiled a genetic analysis of an endangered native rodent, which could help researchers and conservation authorities better understand how to protect the Australian species. 

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How your behaviour on social media could be limiting the quality of your news feeds

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

An international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia has examined how people’s online behaviour and preferences on social media could be limiting the quality and balance of information they receive through their news feed.

UWA campus

UWA awarded Platinum status for LGBTQ inclusion

Monday, 15 June 2020

The University of Western Australia has received top honours at the 2020 Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards.

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Risk of preterm births falls under new initiative

Thursday, 11 June 2020

The rate of potentially fatal preterm births in Western Australian hospitals can be safely reduced by up to 20 per cent when a coordinated series of interventions is applied to pregnant women, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.