Groundbreaking discoveries in the fight against liver disease
UWA & Resonance Health’s imaging technology helps patients avoid painful biopsies
"Working together, we have been able to take an early-stage technology, commercialise it, and help tens of thousands of patients worldwide."
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Research Impact at UWA: Find out more
New research funding arrangements for universities
Two programmes will replace the six research block grants:
UWA Crowd Research
Explore UWA's crowd sourcing and crowd funding projects.
The results of the 2017 UWA Research Collaboration Awards have been announced. We received a total of 117 highly competitive applications, requesting a total of $3,004,478.
A total of $824,093 in funding from the University has been awarded across 38 projects. These projects will expand the University’s research collaborations both nationally and internationally.
A further $126,842 in funding from the New Century Endowment Fund has been awarded across 5 Projects. This funding will be used to support collaborations and research into breast cancer and kidney disease.
For a list of all successful applications please visit http://www.research.uwa.edu.au/1868950
Congratulations to all successful applicants.
UWA and Orthocell lead regenerative-medicine breakthroughs
“UWA has long recognised the need to translate laboratory discoveries into products that benefit the community and create value ...”
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RESEARCH WEEK 2016
UWA Research week grows in momentum each year and in 2016 we hosted more than 4300 visitors and participants in over 50 events across campus.
The diverse range of research on show was a defining characteristic this year, engaged the audiences and community who now have a greater appreciation of the value and impact of the work we do.
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Dedicated research is undertaken by all faculties and schools:
Among UWA’s research strengths are the following areas, which were classified as above or well above world standard in the 2015 Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Exercise:
Agriculture, Land & Farm Management
Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing
Astronomical & Space Science
Biochem & Cell Biology
Business & Management
Crop & Pasture
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Environment Science & Management
Human Movement & Sport Science
Medicinal & Biomolecular Chemistry
Paediatric & Reproductive Medicine
Physical Geography & Env Geoscience
Specialist Studies In Education
UWA strategic research areas encompass the disciplinary strengths of the Excellence in Research for Australia, the University’s investments in world- class infrastructure, and its strategic advantages offered by place and time.
In the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA 2012) evaluation, all of UWA's research was classified as performing at the world average or better.
The following areas performed above or well above the world average:
|Astronomical and Space Sciences||Classical Physics|
|Optical Physics||Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry
|Geology||Environmental Science and Management|
|Cardiovascular Medicine and Haematology||Clinical Sciences|
|Immunology||Ophthalmology and Optometry|
|Medical Physiology||Business and Management|
|Pure Mathematics||Quantum Physics|
|Biochemistry and Cell Biology||Genetics|
|Civil Engineering||Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Environmental Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Human Movement and Sports Science||Oncology and Carcinogenesis|
|Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine||Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Science|
|Public Health and Health Services||Applied Economics|
|Performing Arts and Creative Writing||Historical Studies|
More information about ERA can be found on the Australian Research Council website
UWA is connected into the National Infrastructure investment through its nodes of AuScope, the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility, the Australian National Fabrication Facility, Bioplatforms Australia, the Integrated Marine Observing System, Metabolomics Australia, the National Imaging Facility, and the Population Health Research Network.
UWA is strategically well placed to take advantage of Western Australia’s wealth of resources in minerals and energy, its long tradition of innovation in agriculture, its natural biodiversity and fossil wealth, its extensive and pristine coastlines, its clear skies, its extensive and diverse history of indigenous peoples, languages and knowledge, and its unique multi-cultural mix of peoples.
The interdisciplinary research carried out in our Institutes and Centres builds on the disciplinary strengths of our Faculties and Schools.