Emma Stromback catches four different buses every day she commutes to work. Meanwhile, to get from her home in Maylands to work at the UWA Business School in Crawley, Judith Heath travels along two separate train lines and catches a bus.
LOCAL researchers have presented the first quantitative evidence to support the perception that accessibility to ephemeral (transitory) rivers in WA’s north may impact the abundance of some fish species.
Professor Ryan Lister, a genome biologist and Future Fellow in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Plant Energy Biology has been recognised as Western Australia's brightest young scientist in the 2013 Tall Poppy Awards.
Each square kilometre of Australian sea surface water is contaminated by around 4000 pieces of tiny plastics that could affect humans as well as marine life according to researchers from The University of Western Australia and CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship.
A global action plan to overcome one of the most common and aggressive forms of childhood brain tumours is gaining momentum after a report outlining key steps attracted high-level international attention this week.
Engineers at The University of Western Australia are stepping up their efforts to improve the international competitiveness of the local energy and resources industry by undertaking research which could revolutionise the foundations of deep-sea oil and gas pipeline infrastructure.
A passion for science and teaching the community about plant science has earned the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology the Chevron Science Engagement Initiative of the Year Award at the 2013 Western Australian (WA) Science Awards.
A program run by The University of Western Australia that helps undergraduate students undertake world-class research and even present at international conferences has won a prestigious national award.
The second annual ‘Sock it in
Style’ gala dinner was held at the University Club at The University of Western Australia on the 9
November 2013. The invited guest speakers were inaugural Abbie Basson scholarship recipient and Centre for Genetic Origins of Health and Disease PhD student Rachel Jones, Winthrop Professor David Wood, and Hockeyroos player Kobie McGurk. The evening was a celebration of the achievements of Sock it to Sarcoma through 2013.