Paige Maroni (right), searching rock samples for benthic biota hauled from the depths of the Southern Ocean.

A Summer in the Freezing Southern Ocean

April 13, 2020

When you picture a PHD student, do you think of a woman on the deck of a ship surveying off the coast of Antarctica, sifting through muck looking for organisms living at extreme depths in freezing water...

Bringing mental health to work

Bringing mental health to work

October 9, 2017

The Transformative Work Design Centre at UWA has partnered with The Mental Health Commission (MHC) to help raise awareness about mental health for employees in workplaces across Western Australia. ...

Good job prospects for WA grads

September 3, 2017

Recent data from the Good Universities Guide reveals that students graduating from universities in WA are earning much more than those attending other universities around Australia. Good Education Group...

DeMonstrable celebrating science and culture

Exhibition celebrates bionic ‘earmouse’ 20 years on

September 18, 2015

A new exhibition, DeMonstrable, is opening at UWA's Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on October 2. DeMonstrable is in commemoration of the cultural and scientific successes of the 'earmouse'. The exhibit honours t...

UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate

UWA rejects government funding sparking a political debate

May 12, 2015

The University of Western Australia has announced it will be handing back the Federal Governments allocated $4 million grant that was funded to establish an Australian Consensus Centre on its campus. There...

UWA has come under attack for endorsing climate action opponent Dr Bjorn Lomborg

UWA still under fire for climate change contrarian Bjorn Lomborg

April 28, 2015

The University of Western Australia continues to come under fire after well-known adversary to climate action Dr Bjorn Lomborg secured a four-year deal to establish a policy research centre in the university's...

The $64,000 question: what's better than UWA?

The $64,000 question: what’s better than UWA?

October 13, 2014

It's the $64,000 question: now that the University of Western Australia (UWA) has decided that a basic undergraduate degree will cost a little less than an average year's earnings, what else could your...

The Superhero Soiree aims to raise $10,000 for sarcoma patients, carers and families.

Sock it to Sarcoma and EMAS fight back!

August 20, 2014

Charity foundation Sock It to Sarcoma and UWA’s Electronic Music Appreciation Society (EMAS) have teamed up to join the fight against sarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer which affects mostly children...

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