Professor Alan Robson and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

Royal visit for new mining exploration technology

Thursday, 27 October 2011

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited The University of Western Australia today to inspect the progress on the development of advanced aerial mining exploration technology with the potential to discover minerals in new locations.

Ryan Kempster (Photo: Channing Egeberg)

OI experts oppose shark cull plan

Thursday, 27 October 2011

In response to calls for a shark cull following the recent fatalities in WA waters, Ryan Kempster, a marine neuroecologist from The UWA Oceans Institute, has written an article in The Conversation condemning the plan.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard talks to a student at UWA

PM praises high standard of UWA geology research

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

The high standard of research by geology students at The University of Western Australia has won praise from Prime Minister Julia Gillard during a visit to the Crawley campus to launch a new $31 million international mining centre.

Win/win for 'polygamouse' females

Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Multiple mating - or polyandry - is beneficial for females, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia in a world-first experimental evolutionary study.

Resources state universities, UQ and UWA, to lead international mining centre

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of an international mining centre to facilitate greater prosperity for developing nations.

UQ-UWA collaboration moves into second year

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Research projects at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have received a total of more than $425,000 in the second round of UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards funding.

Research to preserve precious resource

Monday, 24 October 2011

The challenge of managing and recycling urban water supplies to create water-sensitive cities will be researched in a new node based at The University of Western Australia.

Assistant Professor Jing Yu

UWA finance researcher wins TCFA Best Paper award

Thursday, 20 October 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School Assistant Professor Jing Yu, along with researchers from Australia, China and the United States, has received the 2011 TCFA Award for the Best Paper on Chinese Financial Markets from The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA).

Their research paper, titled "The Role of Foreign Investors in Stock Liquidity around the World," analysed data from 27,976 firms across 39 countries between 2003 and 2009.

New evidence for first production of oxygen on earth

Thursday, 20 October 2011

A new study is believed to have resolved a major debate about when oxygen began to be produced on Earth and how long it took before oxygen levels were enough to support the growth of life.

Study refutes testosterone as 'fountain of youth'

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

A new study of older Western Australian men has revealed that testosterone might not be the fountain of youth.