Media Conference: Malaspina Expedition arrives in Perth

Friday, 11 March 2011

The Malaspina Expedition is one of the world's largest collaborative scientific undertakings.  The $23 million (17 million Euros) project involves some 400 scientists/researchers and two ships circumnavigating the world as part of a research program to investigate the health of the world's oceans.

Australian Laureate Fellow Winthrop Professor Mike Tobar

Coldest place to produce hottest science

Monday, 7 March 2011

The interior of a powerful machine newly installed at The University of Western Australia is not only the coldest place in the State, it is colder by far than anywhere in Antarctica or even in outer space.

Study finds pharmacists slow to refer patients to GPs

Friday, 4 March 2011

A study to assess the ability of community pharmacists to recognise and medically refer patients with a chronic cough has found that only a third of pharmacists provided appropriate medical referral.

Research Associate Professor David Indermaur

Focus on crime and justice at UWA

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Society's responses to crime will be the focus of a talk to be given at The University of Western Australia on Friday 18 March.

ANFF CEO, Professor Alistar Robertson and Professor Lorenzo Faraone

Micro technology for macro good

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

A new facility at The University of Western Australia will enable the development of unique technologies that will revolutionise daily life in fields as varied as health, agriculture, mining, automotive industries, communications, data storage and defence.

Kerry Spencer, Sally Forbes and Karen Ireland research NRM at Oyster Harbour

New insights into NRM

Friday, 25 February 2011

While most university students are returning to their studies after the long summer break, two third-year students from the UWA Albany Centre are finishing an arts practicum at South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM).

Philanthropist offers prize for genome research paper

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Western Australian researchers have been offered an incentive to use state-of-the-art gene sequencing equipment - a $20,000 prize for publication of the first research paper, using the equipment, in an influential scientific journal.

Perth businessman Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan: Driving genome research

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Prominent Perth businessman and philanthropist Charles Morgan's drive for new markets and new technology has infected the world of genome research in Western Australia to the point where, thanks to his almost one million-dollar donation, it can now boast one of only two open access facilities in Australia.

Scholarships to boost rebuilding of Pakistan

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

The University of Western Australia hopes two new PhD scholarships in agriculture will help in the long-term rebuilding of Pakistan following last year's devastating floods.

UWA researcher aids marine conservation in Seychelles

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Marine conservation efforts in the Seychelles have been boosted by a marine biodiversity study involving The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute.