Honey production in Western Australia is down more than half this year as honeybees are affected by recent drought conditions that have resulted in failure of blossom in a number of plants important for honey production.
The detection of small areas of cancer, and the development of a new laser to treat common sight-threatening diseases are two research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new Federal funding.
One of Western Australia's oldest and rarest species of frog has been found to be extremely susceptible to changes in climate, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
New research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (ICHR) has found that children whose fathers smoked around the time of conception may have a 35 per cent higher risk of developing childhood leukaemia.
The 2011 UWA Business School research awards have recognised the outstanding work being conducted by the School's faculty.
Ahern Early Career Researcher Portfolio Awards, Dean's Best Paper Prizes, and Research Development Awards were presented to academics across the Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Organisations, and Marketing disciplines.
An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated. The report is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.
One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.