Colour blindness

Could colour blindness in men be an advantage?

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

A new Western Australian study aims to find out whether colour blindness in men can actually be an advantage.

Professor Peter Eastwood

$3m in health research grants may mean better sleep for all

Monday, 9 November 2015

A study which may lead to sleep apnoea being diagnosed through a simple photograph is one of three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth nearly $3 million awarded to The University of Western Australia.

Local researchers take on G20 challenge to make energy efficient wheat

Friday, 6 November 2015

Western Australian researchers will contribute to a G20 nations plan to strengthen future, global food security by making more energy efficient wheat.

Exmouth to become science, research hub

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Regional Development Minister Terry Redman turned the first sod to mark the start of construction works on the Ningaloo Centre, the largest social infrastructure investment in Exmouth since the town was built almost 50 years ago. 

Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project features on the ABC's 7:30 Report tonight

Monday, 2 November 2015

The ABC's  7.30 Report will tonight screen a piece on the ARC Kimberley Rock Art Dating Project.

Yanchep coastline

Modelling provides ways to better manage the coastline

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

An international team of scientists which included 10 researchers from The University of Western Australia has found that by using  ‘space and time scales’ in coastal modelling, authorities may be able to predict the future of our coastline and better manage it.  

Maths competition attracts WA's brightest students

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Western Australia’s brightest young maths brains will battle it out this Saturday 31 October at the Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad hosted by The University of Western Australia. 

Dust detector equipment

Research uncovers 'horizon glow' mystery of the moon

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have uncovered answers to a mystery that has puzzled scientists for half a century.

Analysing coral cores

West Australian corals shed light on cause of marine heatwaves

Monday, 26 October 2015

An international team of scientists led by The University of Western Australia has analysed coral cores from three reefs in the eastern Indian Ocean to understand how marine heatwaves unfold among the unique coral reefs of Western Australia.

astronomy

Supermoon puts spotlight on new astronomy facility

Thursday, 22 October 2015

A rare astronomical event will mark the launch of Australia’s biggest astronomy education facility at Gingin next Tuesday night.