Latest University of Western Australia News

Illicit online wildlife trade continues despite pandemic
New Managing Director for South Regional TAFE appointed
Forum to focus on aged care workforce
Ten university projects awarded grants to boost WA defence research
Dads play an important role this festive season
Testosterone can help prevent type 2 diabetes in men
Robots and technology to change retail as we know it
$15 million in funding to support health and medical research
Curtin Alzheimer’s research project awarded NHMRC funding
Seabed critters found to stabilise subsea pipelines
Grant projects to support protection of our marine parks
Tiny bubbles on electrodes key to speeding up chemical processes
Two new Commissioners appointed to ACCC
Vitamin D clue to more autism spectrum disorder in boys
Researchers buzzing over new business to improve bee health
Jupiter and Saturn to converge in rare spectacle over Perth skies
UWA telescope captures severe weather events on closest star to Earth
New national hub to tackle top environmental challenges
Virtual reality documentary to bring mega-telescope project to life
$149 million commitment to environmental science
Australia and India partner on COVID-19 research
Space weather discovery puts ‘habitable planets’ at risk
Researcher to investigate antimicrobial resistance and its links to toilets
National psychology standards to boost Indigenous mental health workforce
Mathematicians recognised for solving three-decade old problem
Understanding mental health impacts of COVID measures
New facility to tackle complex ocean engineering challenges
Critically endangered possum calls local backyards home
New Environmental Protection Authority Chair appointed
Entry barriers for women are amplified by AI in recruitment algorithms, study finds
Awards and achievements
Childcare centres urged to adopt new policy to boost kids’ physical activity
Trial of Banned Drinkers Register in Pilbara begins today
Join in festive spirit at UWA’s annual Christmas concert
Can governments mandate a COVID vaccination?
New funding to support innovative medical research
Charity golf day supports leukaemia research
New Appointments To Victorian Law Reform Commission
Researchers design new software to automate traffic surveys
Researchers identify genetics behind deadly oat blight
New approach to Aboriginal restorative justice helps reduce reoffending
Team preparing for billion-dollar telescope shortlisted for Nobel Prize of supercomputing
Machine learning helps to map invasive gamba grass from space
Local stars to shine bright at Perth Festival 2021
Study finds impacts of no jab no pay/no play polices overstated
Forrest Research Foundation supports new discoveries
Research collaborations to strengthen our economy
Redressing ‘cult of forgetfulness’ in Australian history