The amount of computer data generated by the entire world in a whole year will need to be stored in a single day for the world's most powerful telescope - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is gearing up to meet that unprecedented need.
Scientists at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and CSIRO will receive $7.19 million in industry and WA Government funds to help conserve the globally-significant Ningaloo and Pilbara reef ecosystems.
A weapon invented by a Darkan farmer to smash and destroy weed seeds is nearing commercial production after further development by the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) at The University of Western Australia.
Construction is now complete on the white curvilinear Performance Shell which is located in the newly-developed urban centre of South Hedland. The project, which is part of a major infrastructure scheme for the Pilbara Cities Initiative, was officially opened by the Minister for Regional Development & Lands, Hon Brendon Grylls MLA, in December.
Internationally recognised UWA Architecture graduate and Adjunct Professor, Kerry Hill, has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for ‘distinguished service to architecture, particularly as an ambassador for Australian design in South East Asia, and as an educator and mentor.’
UWA Business School Over 300 Australian alumni, including graduates from The University of Western Australia, gathered in Kuala Lumpur in mid-October for the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council Gala Dinner.
A leading WA scholar who co-authored a paper that revolutionised global understanding of the impact of corporate disclosure on share prices has been appointed joint Presidential Scholar for 2012 by the American Accounting Association (AAA).