Using plants to discover new drugs, digital technologies to transfer Indigenous knowledge, and molecules to build digital memory are just some of the projects at The University of Western Australia that attracted more than $4.5 million in raw funding from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowships scheme.
Handel's Nine German Arias (Neun Deutsche Arien) were written in around 1725, in somewhat mysterious circumstances. We do not know the singer for whom they were composed, nor the exact instrumentation originally used; they are scored for soprano, another treble instrument, and basso continuo.
Exploring the archaeological evidence and impact of contact between Western Australia's first isolated British settlement and the Noongar people of the State's South-West, and workshops to explain the science of tasting food have received Inspire Australia government funding to bring science to the community.
Fans of the ABC TV series Time Team, in which presenter Tony Robinson urges British archaeologists to find out all they can about an historic site in three days, will be interested to know that Archaeology Week is being celebrated in Australia from today.
Most musicians would cut off their right hand to have celebrated composers write for them. But for Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey, this attention is almost predictable. Since winning the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she has not looked back and has established a career that most would envy.
A former associate of the late Palestinian leader and Nobel Laureate Yasser Arafat and four-time contender for the Nobel Poetry Prize will be honoured posthumously at The University of Western Australia with a competition at which speakers will recite his poems in Urdu and English.
Science alone may not be able to describe every aspect of complex environmental systems, but a little local knowledge gives it a better chance, according to a young researcher at The University of Western Australia.
An internationally acclaimed Australian pianist and Medicine graduate interested in applying science to piano-playing will launch the new Keyed Up! recital series at The University of Western Australia next week.
Tens of thousands of Indigenous rock art treasures in Western Australia's remote Pilbara region will be researched, catalogued and promoted under a six-year, $1.08 million agreement with leading international mining group Rio Tinto.