The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.
Christian Nansen has been appointed Associate Professor in Applied Entomology to join researchers at The University of Western Australia (UWA) Institute of Agriculture (IOA) in a fight to ‘beat the bugs’.
The new position, effective from January, 2012, is a joint initiative between the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and The University of Western Australia, and will benefit grain growers locally and nationally.
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.
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.
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.