Two agricultural science PhD students from The University of Western Australia were awarded the Mike Carroll Travelling Fellowship at a ceremony on Thursday, 25 February.
The Mike Carroll Travelling Fellowship is a memorial to the late Dr Mike Carroll, who was associated with the WA Department of Agriculture for over 20 years, serving as Director-General from 1990 to 1994.
An international team of biologists has discovered how the same genes are turned on in mammals, fish and amphibians early in embryonic development, making them look incredibly similar for a brief period of time.
An adventurer preparing to tackle the Antarctic by bicycle, WA’s first Government marine research scientist and a former Lotterywest chief are among several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions will be recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations.
Current approaches to managing marine ecosystems are failing to tackle their alarming degradation, according to an international research team that includes scientists from The University of Western Australia.
Two of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious universities, The University of Western Australia and the University of Tasmania, have joined forces with western China’s highly regarded Southwest University to form a Sino-Australian college.
The study of gravitational waves is one of a number of research areas that will benefit from ‘Pople’, a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster which is the latest addition to the Faculty of Science at The University of Western Australia.