Beam centrifuge at UWA Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

Korean oil and gas specialists meet UWA experts

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Sophisticated equipment and high-level expertise at The University of Western Australia are helping to build strong ties with our Korean neighbours who recently visited UWA to build on their knowledge of developments in the oil and gas industry.

$7million to help conserve Ningaloo, Pilbara reefs

Monday, 13 February 2012

Scientists at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and CSIRO will receive $7.19 million in industry and WA Government funds to help conserve the globally-significant Ningaloo and Pilbara reef ecosystems.

Winthrop Professor Fiona Stanley

Outstanding UWA medical research makes top 10

Friday, 10 February 2012

Outstanding medical research at The University of Western Australia has again been recognised nationally with the naming of one of its staff among Australia's top 10 health researchers for 2011.

Associate Professor Paul Bourke

New supercomputer to help scientists reach for the stars

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

A powerful new supercomputer 10,000 times faster than an average office computer and big enough to store 2000 years of iTunes music has been successfully installed at The University of Western Australia.

Research Associate Professor Michael Walsh and seed destructor

Smash and destroy weapon to wage war against weeds

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

A weapon invented by a Darkan farmer to smash and destroy weed seeds is nearing commercial production after further development by the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) at The University of Western Australia.

Ailing heart link to grey matter loss

Monday, 6 February 2012

Heart disease may kill brain cells, say researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Their findings suggest that heart disease may affect a part of people's brains governing mentally demanding tasks.

Professor Geoff Laurent

International researcher returns home to lead stem cell initiative

Monday, 6 February 2012

An internationally renowned respiratory specialist will lead a new Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine to be established at The University of Western Australia.

Michelle Hodge

Volunteers sought for dementia sleep study

Monday, 6 February 2012

A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia aims to improve the quality of life for people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease as well as for their carers.

Performance Shell

South Hedland project

Friday, 3 February 2012

Construction is now complete on the white curvilinear Performance Shell which is located in the newly-developed urban centre of South Hedland. The project, which is part of a major infrastructure scheme for the Pilbara Cities Initiative, was officially opened by the Minister for Regional Development & Lands, Hon Brendon Grylls MLA, in December.

Sea monster is world's oldest living thing

Thursday, 2 February 2012

It's big, it's old and it lives under the sea and now an international research collaboration with The University of Western Australia's Ocean's Institute has confirmed an ancient seagrass to hold the secrets of the oldest living organism on earth.