Eugene Lim - Photo by Jarrad Seng

Increasing the impact of the Force

Monday, 28 June 2010

While the rest of the world is engrossed in soccer, a UWA Masters student is already focusing on next season's rugby. 

Itsara in the kitchen

“Want a job in my lab? Can you cook?”

Monday, 14 June 2010

How many chefs can tell you that sticky rice is deficient in the gene for granule bound starch synthase? Or that germinating bean sprouts are busy converting fat to sugar through the glyoxylate cycle?

Itsara Pracharoenwattana can.

Andrew Chubb, Thomas Williams and Liyong Wang

Having fun with the language wins top spots

Monday, 14 June 2010

Two UWA students are the ‘golden boys' of a national Mandarin-speaking competition.

Monitoring seagrass decomposition at Geograph Bay

Simple but expensive solution to Busselton’s smelly seaweed

Monday, 14 June 2010

Stinking mountains of rotting seagrass have made life miserable for hundreds of Busselton residents for many years.

UWA research has found the solution is to replace three groynes.

Eric Knight, Scott Draper, Michael Molinari, Travers McLeod and Laith Tapper

A huge challenge to help the smallest babies.

Monday, 14 June 2010

After winning a Rhodes Scholarship and enduring the successful struggle for life by his premature baby daughter, Scott Draper is about to take another huge challenge.

Pinjarra science teacher Heath Dullard with year 8 students

Thinking hard makes learning easier

Monday, 31 May 2010

A partnership with UWA’s Graduate School of Education has turned a modest rural high school into a high achieving institution.

Dr Holden and her collaborators, Winthrop Prof Mike Dentith and Dr Peter Kovesi

Software makes searching simpler

Monday, 31 May 2010

Mineral exploration companies around the world are trying out new software developed at UWA which makes exploration over large areas more effective and more efficient.

Dr Andrew Whitehouse

Autism: is the problem too much maleness?

Monday, 31 May 2010

People make jokes about ‘too much testosterone’ in boys’ schools or football clubs.

But an excess of male hormones is not really a lot of fun. It has been found to be a potential risk factor for autism, a developmental problem in humans that results in them having difficulties in relating to and communicating with other people.

Professor Colin MacLeod with Phd students

How we feel can change our lives

Monday, 31 May 2010

“Our emotions shape nearly everything we do …”

“They are the key to everything from the smallest daily decision about what to wear to the biggest life-altering decisions such as the choice of a life partner and whether or how we pursue a career.

Gilsel and Professor Keep discuss his graduate diploma work

A long journey continues through a small land

Monday, 17 May 2010

Academics and students from UWA, mainly from the School of Earth and Environment, have been working in East Timor for eight years, to understand the geology, with the aim of helping locals to take advantage of their natural resources.