Bushfire prediction technology put to the test

Monday, 5 December 2011

New bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia is being tested this summer with live trials using a fire authority helicopter.

New multi-million-dollar gas research deal

Monday, 5 December 2011

A new multi-million-dollar investment by Chevron Australia to significantly boost gas processing research at The University of Western Australia will be announced on Friday December 9.

Normal cells transformed by activated Cbl

Researchers find clue to cancer cell survival

Monday, 5 December 2011

Protein and cell biology research at The University of Western Australia has contributed to a ground-breaking international study that demonstrates a way to alter the survival of cancer cells.

Project team members at wheat plot with UWA Vice Chancellor  Prof Alan Robson

Growing wheat that looks ahead

Friday, 2 December 2011

With one fifth of the world's food dependent on the 200 million hectares of wheat (T. aestivum) which grows worldwide, any yield declines, due to climatic factors, could be disastrous.

Raine Foundation announces medical research grants

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

The Raine Medical Research Foundation has awarded seven Priming Grants for the two year period 2012-2013, with a funding allocation of $920,340 to:

Conference tackles rise of liver diseases

Monday, 28 November 2011

The incidence of liver diseases, which has doubled in Australia in the last 10 years, is the focus of an international conference at The University of Western Australia.

Research Fellow Winthrop Professor Malcolm McCulloch

Machines to revolutionise WA research

Monday, 28 November 2011

The University of Western Australia has launched a new state-of-the-art geochemical facility that includes two powerful new machines, the first of their kind in WA, which together provide unrivalled capabilities and innovative research opportunities across a wide spectrum of fields for WA scientists.

Kids sought for video games study in school holidays

Friday, 25 November 2011

Movement-based video games may be perceived as an alternative to physical activity - and a study at The University of Western Australia  aims to rate them for their contribution to energy expenditure, movement skills and social interaction.

UWA oceans researchers awarded ARC Future Fellowships

Monday, 21 November 2011

Four scientists at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute have been awarded Australian Research Council Future Fellowships totalling more than $2.8 million to carry out work of national importance.

"A Tale of Two Cities"

Ground-breaking 3D visions of Australia's urban future

Monday, 21 November 2011

Imagine a future world of floating cities, submerged metropolises and new desert tracts in which much of Australia has become uninhabitable due to climate change.