An international team of researchers from The University of Western Australia, University of New England, the Nordic Genetic Resource Centre, Norway, and the Pig Research Centre, Denmark have developed a revolutionary plant breeding system which will enable breeders to access valuable genes that have been lost through modern breeding programs.
Researchers from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering (CEME) are playing a key role in UWA’s new research facility providing R&D expertise for the offshore oil and gas industry.
The $10 million ARC Research Hub for Offshore Floating Facilities is a multi-disciplinary research initiative launched in April 2016. The aim of the hub is to tackle critical engineering challenges for offshore oil and gas projects by improving designs and operating procedures.
A new report led by The University of Western Australia calls on the Federal Government to support a radical overhaul of suicide prevention programs including an Indigenous community-led national prevention plan.
A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has found services to support the homeless face an increasingly constrained funding environment that is reliant on government sources of funding.
A new tool that makes native seeds easier to handle has won researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority a top prize at the 2016 WA Innovator of the Year awards.