Agricultural Science students from The University of Western Australia have won first and third prizes in the State Government's recent Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum awards. And a UWA graduate won the award for best presentation.
Microscopy technology at The University of Western Australia that enabled an international team of researchers to locate ancient DNA in fossilised egg-shells for the first time has paleontologists around the world crowing.
Fraudulently labelling tea as expensive Darjeeling is a worldwide problem being tackled by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Winthrop Professor John Watling and PhD researcher Assistant Professor Tamara Pilgrim of UWA’s Forensic and Analytical Chemistry Group said Darjeeling tea was considered among the world’s finest and Australian tea drinkers often paid too much for an inferior product without realising it.
Dr Myrtille Laas-Bourez recently took up her position with the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research and the School of Physics as the chief scientist in charge of the Zadko robotic control system, CCD camera and technical operations of the Zadko Telescope.