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Monday, 17 August 2020

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

2020 Warden of Convocation Clinical Professor Lesley Cala

UWA graduate association support for staff during COVID-19

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The University of Western Australia’s graduate association, Convocation, has come out strongly supporting UWA staff who quickly developed new, innovative ways of teaching and assessing students during COVID-19.

Professors Blakeney and Siddique in the field with farmers

How local knowledge contributes to agricultural innovation

Friday, 26 June 2020

The contribution of local knowledge and intellectual property to agricultural innovation and food security has been examined in a book published this week by researchers from The University of Western Australia.

Local Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Agricultural Innovation published by Springer was compiled by Professor Michael Blakeney from UWA’s Law School and Hackett Professor of Agriculture Kadambot Siddique, Director of The UWA Institute of Agriculture.

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Inexplicable cosmic event leaves astronomers puzzled

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

A mysterious astrophysical object that could potentially break all theoretical understanding of matter under extreme densities has been detected by a large international team of astronomers including researchers at The University of Western Australia.

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. 

A Lifetime of Giving Back to the Community

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

One of the first group of UWA graduates in Medicine in 1959, Clinical Professor Bryant Stokes AO, neurosurgeon, has not only used his specialised training to treat patients with neurological conditions with skill and compassion but has also made time to facilitate improvements in the level of healthcare available to the people of Western Australia.

UWA students celebrate Volunteer Week virtually

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

As a result of COVID-19, for the first time UWA Guild Volunteering held all events virtually for this year’s National Volunteer Week, which ran from 18 to 24 May. 

Professor Kevin Pfleger

Australian drug chosen for global trial to treat COVID-19

Thursday, 4 June 2020

A drug developed by The University of Western Australia’s spinout company Dimerix will be used in a global trial to treat patients who have Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) as a result of COVID-19.

2020 Warden of Convocation Clinical Professor Lesley Cala

New Leadership of UWA Graduates

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Greetings to all UWA Graduates from the new Warden, Clinical Professor Lesley Cala

Galaxy

Astronomers see ‘cosmic ring of fire’, 11 billion years ago

Friday, 29 May 2020

A University of Western Australia scientist is part of a global team of astronomers that have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy – described as a “cosmic ring of fire” – as it existed 11 billion years ago.