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.

COFS researcher receives UWA Research Collaboration Award

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Faculty congratulates Associate Professor Britta Bienen from the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems for winning a UWA Research Collaboration Award (RCA).

UWA receives $25 million in medical research funding

Monday, 17 October 2011

The University of Western Australia has confirmed its reputation as a national leader in research after being awarded more than $25 million in funding for 53 grants through the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Professor Filgueira, Dr Foteini Hassiotou, Winthrop Professor Hartmann

Breastmilk a natural stem cell therapy

Monday, 17 October 2011

Human breastmilk has the potential to help people suffering from diseases including Parkinson's disease and diabetes, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.