Behavioural and evolutionary ecologists challenged

Thursday, 17 March 2011

The ways in which humans interpret colour is different from the ways in which animals do, according to an internationally recognised vision expert who will give a seminar at The University of Western Australia to mark global Brain Awareness Week.

Winthrop Professor Ian Jacobs

Any attempt at resuscitation is better than none

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Revised national resuscitation guidelines highlight the need to get help as soon as possible, perform compressions before ventilations and give quality cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Study puts Aussie accent on record

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are involved in a landmark joint university study to showcase the diversity of Australian accents across the country.

Winthrop Professor Assen Jablensky

Gene research project boosts links to Mongolia

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

A new joint project between Western Australia and Mongolia aims to strengthen ties between the two countries through collaborative genetic research.

Friends of UWA Music Travelling Scholarship Award Winner

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

The School of Music is pleased to announce the 2010 recipient of the Friends of Music Travelling Scholarship is violinist and violist Dora Maria. 

Carlos Duarte, Anya Waite, Colin Beckett and Mark Cassidy.

OI to help provide solutions for humanity's grand challenges

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

The UWA Oceans Institute is poised to play a role in helping provide solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems, including how to feed the nine billion people estimated to be on the planet by 2050.

Dr Yu examines ryegrass seedlings.

AHRI commits to weed research initiatives with RIRDC funds

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Significant new funding for the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) from the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) highlights AHRI's commitment to tackle big research issues.

Professor Carlos Duarte

Malaspina 2010's Carlos Duarte to lead UWA Oceans Institute

Monday, 14 March 2011

The University of Western Australia has appointed renowned oceans researcher Professor Carlos Duarte as Director of the Oceans Institute at UWA.

Nitrogen absorption underpins the Indian Ocean's key climate role, say Circumnavigation scientists

Monday, 14 March 2011

The Indian Ocean has the ability to absorb three times as much atmospheric nitrogen as the Atlantic Ocean does and, as a result, can play a crucial climate role as a huge, offshore carbon sink.

Lawyer, cancer researcher and global warming expert USA-bound

Friday, 11 March 2011

Three graduates of The University of Western Australia are among 26 Australians recognised as Fulbright Scholars in 2011.