Assistant Professor Daniela Ciancio

Testing rammed earth for safe and affordable indigenous housing

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Rammed earth may be a future building material in north-west Indigenous communities if a study at The University of Western Australia proves successful.

The battle of the sexes

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Scientists have uncovered a rare insight into a war between genes to control the sex of a plant.

The battle of the sexes

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Scientists have uncovered a rare insight into a war between genes to control the sex of a plant.

Perth - most globally connected city in Australasia

Thursday, 23 December 2010

While Perth may be perceived among Australia's elite as immature, unsophisticated and boring in comparison to Melbourne and Sydney, it is arguably becoming the most globally connected city in Australasia according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

Professor Stuart Kaye

Professor Stuart Kaye appointed as Dean of UWA Law School

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The University of Western Australia has appointed Professor Stuart Kaye as the new Dean of the UWA Law School, replacing retiring Dean Professor William Ford.

Professor Peter Klinken and Dr Aleksandra Filipovska

Top accolade for young medical researcher

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

The Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has awarded the Marshall Medal, which is the Institute's top accolade for young researchers, to WAIMR group leader, Aleksandra Filipovska.

Infrared light offers new hope for spinal cord injuries

Monday, 20 December 2010

A handheld device that emits infrared light may hold the key to a quicker and safer treatment for people who suffer neurotrauma, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.

UWA to reveal 3-D images of nano world

Thursday, 16 December 2010

The University of Western Australia will soon be home to one of the most powerful microscopes in Australia that can capture 3-D images of objects and surfaces at the molecular or nanoparticle level in real time.

sandalwood

New research into WA's $15m Sandalwood export industry

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Research into ways of protecting and sustaining Western Australia's $15m a year sandalwood export industry were discussed at a workshop at The University of Western Australia (UWA) recently.
 
Industry, government and key local farmers were briefed by UWA’s researchers on ways to increase oil quality and quantity in the sandalwood genus, including:

Associate Professor Wendy Oddy receives her NHMRC Achievement Award

UWA has two of nation's top ten medical researchers

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Two of Australia's top 10 health and medical researchers, recognised yesterday at the National Health and Medical Research Council's Excellence Awards, are from The University of Western Australia.