The impact of stormwater management on local wetlands and urban design will be the main focus for review as State and local governments, business, industry and The University of Western Australia prepares to launch new research that will guide water management reform in Western Australia.
Optimizing Communities: Developing pathways for effective knowledge management will pair industry practitioners with leading academic researchers from around the world to trace knowledge management from its origins in the creation of communities of practice (groups who share knowledge).
As part of its Masters of Nursing and Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree courses, The University of Western Australia has teamed with the Brightwater Care Group to provide valuable experience for students and quality care for aged care residents - so successfully that it was a finalist in UWA's recent Teaching and Learning awards.
High-achieving undergraduate business students at The University of Western Australia who are experiencing financial hardship will benefit from a renewed three-year sponsorship agreement signed between the UWA Business School and energy and resource infrastructure company ATCO Australia.
World food security is threatened by the spread of a serious wheat disease - and scientists at The University of Western Australia are leading an international team aiming to breed wheat that is resistant to the culprit - Fusarium crown rot (FCR).
Up to a billion hectares of land are likely to be cleared to feed the world and an area the size of China will probably be covered by cities within 50 years, according to concerned environmental scientists.
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.
The University of Western Australia has teamed up with one of the world's leaders in measurement technology committing to a five-year collaboration that will enable the development of ground-breaking applications in Life Sciences.
Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University of Western Australia.