For the first time scientists have put a dollar value on Australia’s little talked about ‘other reef’, the Great Southern Reef, finding it contributes more than $10 billion to the Australian economy each year.
Western Australia’s next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs now have help to get their ideas off the ground with the official launch of BloomLab, a collaboration between St Catherine’s College at The University of Western Australia and not-for-profit student organisation Bloom.
An international team of astronomers studying 200,000 galaxies has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before, discovering that it’s only half what it was 2 billion years ago and fading – the Universe is slowly dying.
Engineering asset management expert, Professor Melinda Hodkiewicz, has been appointed the new BHP Billiton Research Fellow in Engineering for Remote Operations (ERO) at The University of Western Australia.
Scientists at The University of Western Australia say there is a consistency between the current search area at Reunion Island and where debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could have drifted to, based on their research.
An international team of researchers, including scientists at The University of Western Australia, have discovered how parasitic plants, which steal their nutrients from other living plants, have evolved with the ability to detect and attack their hosts.