UWA Business School With the worst of the financial crisis over, Western Australia's economy is starting to return to its previous high levels of growth. In the mining and resources sector alone, Premier Colin Barnett has estimated that $170 billion worth of projects will come into existence over the next five to seven years.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia aboard a scientific vessel off South America have taken part in a series of deepwater ocean trawls which is believed to have discovered three new fish species.
While Generation Y may have embraced online social networking sites with gusto, a new study by UWA Business School researchers has found that university students are often reluctant to participate in university online learning forums.
A philanthropic gift of almost $1million to The University of Western Australia to purchase state-of-the-art genome sequencing and genetic analysis equipment will provide benefits for the whole community, according to Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alan Robson.
One of the Centre for Energy’s lead researchers and Deputy Director, W/Professor Eric May, was awarded the 2010 Early Career Scientist of the Year Award at the West Australian Science Awards luncheon last week.
The West Australian Science Awards honour the outstanding and groundbreaking achievements of Western Australia’s science and innovation community and recognise the important role of science in Western Australia.