Native plants join battle to save biodiversity hotspot

Thursday, 19 July 2012

South-western Australia is an important agricultural region and one of the world's top biodiversity hotspots - and researchers are trialling a new method to preserve the precious biodiversity that remains on and around farms.

Winthrop Professor Raymond da Silva Rosa

Women's retirement most at risk as poor investor sentiment continues

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Females and those aged 35-60 are at risk of not meeting their retirement objectives while weak investor sentiment continues, according to The University of Western Australia and Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) research.

Volunteers sought for study into sleep-depression links

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are examining the importance of a good night's sleep when it comes to memory and mood in older adults.

Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre closed

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The Advanced Timber Concepts Research Centre (ATC) in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts was established to administer the research work associated with a joint venture between The University of Western Australia and the Forest Products Commission.  The agreement expired in December 2010 and the ATC Research Centre has now closed.