Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Stanford University have confirmed eco-labels on seafood are a trusted way for consumers to ensure they are buying sustainable seafood products and also encourage the seafood industry to be more sustainable.
Last week, the Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean in the School of Biological Sciences, supported by the Institute of Advanced Studies and the Forrest Research Foundation hosted the globally renowned fisheries economist, Professor Rashid Sumaila for a scholarly visit, a Master Class in fisheries economics and a Public Lecture.
The University of Western Australia is hosting three international researchers, two from Myanmar and one from the Philippines, in partnership with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
An international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia and China’s Central South University of Forestry and Technology has discovered that female golden snub-nosed monkeys in China are happy to feed other monkeys’ offspring.
An international research team led by The University of Western Australia and The Baker Institute in Melbourne has found a morning bout of exercise reduces the detrimental impact on the pattern of brain blood flow of prolonged sitting in older adults who are overweight or obese.
A study carried out by The University of Western Australia has provided compelling evidence that congenital/early cortical blindness – that is when people are blind from birth or shortly after - is protective against schizophrenia.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, the Natural History Museum, London, and the University of Malaysia, Sabah, have discovered termites play a critical role in helping tropical rainforest plants survive drought.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have conducted a study that has found young women who start having periods early and often have a high body mass index are more prone to cardiovascular problems later in life such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.