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).

Research uncovers how to better manage crops grown on gravel soils

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

A study into gravel soils by researchers at The University of Western Australia may help farmers growing crops on soils with high gravel content optimise the amount of fertiliser they apply.

The glasshouse study found that the concentration of phosphorus in the matrix of gravel soils from residual and applied fertiliser had a greater effect on wheat growth, than the total amount of phosphorus in the pot.

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.

The Australian newspaper's Innovation Challenge award goes to team led by EECE's Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

A team of biomedical engineers and doctors, led by EECE Associate Professor Robert McLaughlin and Professor David Sampson, from The University of Western Australia has won The Australian newspaper’s Innovation Challenge for developing the world’s smallest handheld microscope.

Dr Mark Waters

Crop productivity and WA heritage winners in latest ARC funding

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

A project led by Dr Mark Waters from UWA to find new ways to improve crop productivity and one by UWA’s Professor Alistair Paterson to help preserve the heritage of the state’s north-west are winners in the latest round of funding grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC).