Water scorpions, brightly coloured spotted scats and freshwater sawfish are just some of the unique species featured in the most comprehensive book yet about northern Australia's inland aquatic habitats.
UWA PhD student, Alexander Christ, is working with The West Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCoE) and the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED) to design a new desalination system.
Marine life in the areas to the north of Australia and elsewhere along the Equator, as well as the waters off Australia's east coast, have emerged as being at particular risk from temperature changes due to climate change, according to a study published today in the international journal Science.
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.