The University of Western Australia is disappointed that the Federal Government’s Higher Education Bill has been rejected by the Senate for a second time. A deregulated tertiary sector would allow universities rather than government to set their own fees and would be of great benefit to the nation.
Groundwater entering the
Mediterranean Sea could be 15 times greater than water entering the sea from
rivers according to new research.
Co-authored by Professor
Pere Masque, visiting Professor at The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, the research
has important implications for future marine studies of the world’s oceans.
An Australian Research Council Discovery grant has enabled the first of a series of honours and postgraduate studies on two of Southwest Australia’s most endearing marsupials – the Honey Possum and the Western Pygmy Possum.
Want to know more about the Noongar origins of the name of your street, suburb or town? A new website developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia with colleagues at Curtin University might help.
Scientists have just completed a successful two-week mission unlocking the secrets of Perth Canyon, a deep ocean gorge the size of the USA’s Grand Canyon. During this time, they discovered unusual deep-sea communities as well as an autonomous ocean glider that was lost for two years.
Myanmar post-graduate student Nang Nge Nge Phoo has arrived in Perth to begin her studies in Public Health at The University of Western Australia as the inaugural Woodside Myanmar Postgraduate Scholarship.
Thyroid hormones are essential for childhood development and adult health, and thyroid disease affects up to 10 per cent of people in the world - yet we are only now beginning to understand the genetic architecture of thyroid levels.