Wheat

Discovery to help wheat cope with salty soils

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered two enzymes that explain the sensitivity of wheat plants to salty soils.

Photonic switch research to see the light

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

The research team behind the design of a new photonic switch to help meet the need of ever-increasing network speeds has been awarded Pathfinder funding to build and test a prototype at UWA.

Cyclone

UWA technology deployed to monitor Tropical Cyclone Veronica

Friday, 22 March 2019

New technology from The University of Western Australia has been deployed to measure the impact of Tropical Cyclone Veronica on ocean waves and the WA coastline.

Prof Inge Koch

Welcome Professor Inge Koch

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

The Faculty is excited to welcome one of its newest academic appointments, Professor Inge Koch to the School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing.

Bernard Bowen

WA science legend leaves behind a remarkable legacy

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Passionate marine science and radio astronomy leader Dr Bernard Bowen passed away peacefully early this morning.

Dr Jo Hawkins

UWA gets down to business with new innovation space IQX

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The University of Western Australia yesterday launched an innovation, co-working and event space to help grow Western Australian small-to-medium-sized enterprises.

Professor David Blair at Gravity Discovery Centre

UWA awarded $898,560 to teach Einstein's physics in schools

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $898,560 for a ground-breaking international research project to teach Einstein’s theories of space, time, matter, light and gravity through primary and secondary school.

Dr Sally Brinkman

Child health researcher wins national excellence award

Thursday, 14 March 2019

A child health researcher from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute has been recognised with a national Research Excellence Award.

Study highlights ways to improve fishing practices

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Stanford University have confirmed eco-labels on seafood are a trusted way for consumers to ensure they are buying sustainable seafood products and also encourage the seafood industry to be more sustainable.

Shark deterrent research

Research finds some shark deterrents don't work as well

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Shark researchers from The University of Western Australia have found that one of the personal shark deterrents commercially available in WA is not effective in deterring sharks.