Dr Boris Baer

UWA researchers awarded $17m in Federal funding

Monday, 14 November 2011

The University of Western Australia's research strength has again been recognised with today's announcement of $17 million in Australian Research Council funding.

Rachel Paterson

UWA Rhodes Scholar hopes to save lives

Friday, 11 November 2011

A medical researcher from The University of Western Australia who aims to eradicate killer diseases such as HIV has been named WA's 2012 Rhodes Scholar.


Shark Bay stromatolites at risk from climate change

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Climate change resulting in more frequent flooding of the Wooramel River that leads into Shark Bay is threatening the unique ‘living rock fossils' that make Shark Bay a World Heritage site, according to researchers from the Oceans Institute, at The University of Western Australia, Curtin University and the CSIRO.

Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood

Fiona Wood to talk on future burn care

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Burns expert Fiona Wood will give a free public lecture - Burn Care of the Future.  Can We Think Ourselves Whole? - next Monday, at The University of Western Australia.

More UWA finalists in running for science awards

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Two scientists from The University of Western Australia are finalists in Early Career Scientist category of the 2011 WA Science Awards.

Book celebrates aquatic diversity in Northern Australia

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Water scorpions, brightly coloured spotted scats and freshwater sawfish are just some of the unique species featured in the most comprehensive book yet about northern Australia's inland aquatic habitats.

WAGCOE Director, Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb and Minister Moore, Min

WAGCoE student trials geothermal desalination

Friday, 4 November 2011

UWA PhD student, Alexander Christ,  is working with The West Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCoE) and the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED) to design a new desalination system.

Professor Carlos Duarte, Director of the Oceans Institute, UWA

Marine life off Australia most at risk from temperature changes due to climate change

Friday, 4 November 2011

Marine life in the areas to the north of Australia and elsewhere along the Equator, as well as the waters off Australia's east coast, have emerged as being at particular risk from temperature changes due to climate change, according to a study published today in the international journal Science.

UWA scientists scoop finals

Thursday, 3 November 2011

Scientists from The University of Western Australia are the three finalists in the 2011 WA Scientist of the Year Awards.

Susan Melo de Howard shows John Dodson the Bible in which the leaves were found

Mysteries of the Bible solved by science

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Three little leaves found in a 450-year-old Bible have brought together UWA alumni from around the world to solve a puzzle.