Kelly Neill

WA gas reservation policy a drag on state economy

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Western Australia’s gas reservation policy is costing the State economy between $0.4 and $1.1 billion each year, according to UWA researchers.

Network Image. Credit S Stoll.

Network outage and library closure Sunday 14 February 2016

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

The University of Western Australia will be experiencing a network outage on Sunday 14 February, from 8am to approximately 3pm. All library electronic databases and systems will be unavailable during this period. All libraries will be closed on Sunday 14 February. 

To support our users, Barry J Marshall Library and the Medical and Dental Library will be open longer hours on Saturday 13 February, from 9am to 5pm.

More information can be found here

We apologise for any inconvenience.

(Image credit S Stoll Flickr)

Aerial photo of Ningaloo Reef in WA

What can we learn from our most-studied coral reefs?

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA), the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), have developed the first maps predicting how many fish species occur together in different areas of the Ningaloo Reef, by analysing data collected from Ningaloo Reef and the Great Barrier Reef.

Cristina Gibson

Decade award for international business research

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

A paper co-authored by the UWA Business School’s Professor Cristina Gibson has been named as the winner of the Decade Award in international business.

The Great Southern Reef

Australia's 'other' reef

Friday, 15 January 2016

Marine biologists from the University of Western Australia’s Oceans Institute have released a video that gives a poignant glimpse into the marvels of the little-known, economic powerhouse: The Great Southern Reef (GSR).

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson

Winthrop Professor David Sampson named 2016 IEEE Fellow

Thursday, 24 December 2015

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to fiber-optic biophotonics and biomedical optical imaging. 

New monitoring technologies needed to let wildlife off the hook

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

The creation of a new generation of major marine reserves will require innovative new monitoring techniques to understand the impact of these reserves on oceanic biodiversity, according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia.

Research into loneliness

Study reveals relationship between loneliness and psychotic disorders

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

A recent study led by The University of Western Australia and published in the Schizophrenia Research Journal has found that rates of loneliness are higher among people with a psychotic illness (such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder and depressive psychosis) than those who do not have the illness.

EECE Winthrop Professor David Sampson

World accolades for EECE Winthrop Professor and CMCA Director David Sampson for the microscope-in-a-needle

Thursday, 17 December 2015

The University of Western Australia's and School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering’s Director of the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, Winthrop Professor David Sampson, has been elected a Fellow of the prestigious international society for optics and photonics, SPIE.

REV Director and EECE Professor Thomas Braunl

REV Project Director and EECE Professor Thomas Braunl announces Australia’s first electric ski

Thursday, 17 December 2015

A team of students from The University of Western Australia, led by EECE Professor Thomas Braunl, has built Australia’s first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.