Planning's role in brothel regulation questioned

Friday, 29 June 2012

It is unlikely that brothels and sex workers will be completely moved from the suburbs and confined to designated spaces such as industrial estates, according to a planning researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Australian Institute of Sport pool, Canberra

New project to boost Australia's elite swimmers' performance

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

With less than five weeks to go until the London Olympic Games, researchers at The University of Western Australia have been analysing Australian swimmers' movement patterns in a bid to give them an edge over their international opponents.

More control, fewer sickies

Monday, 25 June 2012

Employees take fewer sickies if they have more control over their jobs, according to a new study.

UWA Centre attracts researchers world-wide

Friday, 22 June 2012

A cutting-edge facility at The University of Western Australia is attracting researchers from all over the world.

Dr Ken Mercer

Leading geotechnical expert joins mine science centre

Thursday, 21 June 2012

The Australian Centre for Geomechanics at The University of Western Australia has appointed Dr Ken Mercer to a professorial position in environmental and mining geomechanics.

Professor Louis Charland

Passionate plea for passion in psychiatry

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

The study of human passions has vanished from Western psychiatry and should be restored, according to a visiting professor who will give a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia.

Aanandini Ganesalingam

Scholarship winner uses maths brain for good grain

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

A researcher who turned down a career-based position in the Commonwealth Defence Department in Canberra to pursue a PhD in agriculture at The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious fellowship.

Winthrop Professor Michael Tobar

Don't be late for lecture on the quest for the theory of everything

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Few people know as much about the importance of time as The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Michael Tobar.

The Hon. Greg Combet AM, MP

Federal Climate Change Minister explains carbon price

Monday, 18 June 2012

The Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Hon. Greg Combet AM, MP, delivered a public joint lecture on ‘Understanding Climate Change and the Carbon Price' to 250 guests at The University of Western Australia last week.

Julia Reisser stands next to the manta net onboard RV Southern Surveyor

First map of floating plastics to help save baby turtles

Monday, 18 June 2012

A PhD student at The University of Western Australia is creating the first map to show the distribution of floating marine plastics in Australian waters, and models that chart the likely pathways of these plastics and sea turtle hatchlings.