UWA Optical + Biomedical Engineering Laboratory (OBEL) postgraduate student Kelsey Kennedy's mentoring has helped Iona Presentation College Year 11 student Tess Douglass to qualify as one of only two finalists in the BioGENEius Challenge of WA.
An innovative project developed at The University of Western Australia has won spin-out company, Sensear Pty Ltd, the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2012 Product Differentiation Excellence Award for its "high-noise communication" devices.
Research that has helped one family who lost three babies during pregnancy because of a genetic disorder to potentially pursue future successful pregnancies, is now available to all Western Australians.
Mitsubishi Development has become a Major Corporate Partner of The University of Western Australia's Business School with today's signing of a renewed sponsorship agreement valued at $350,000 for a further five years.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate, - Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research - will join more than 50 scientists from 36 research institutions around the world to improve early nutrition to boost long-term health.
The stage was set for the emergence of hominids - the ancestors of humans and great apes - 14 million years earlier than previously thought, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.
When South African botanist Lyall Watson claimed in his 1973 best-seller "Supernature" that plants had emotions that could register on a lie detector, scientists scoffed and branded it hippie nonsense.
Assistant Professor Shazzad Hossain, Professor Yuxia Hu and W/Professor Mark Randolph from UWA’s Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) and School of Civil and Resource Engineering have just been awarded a significant grant as part of the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ASCRF).