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.
A new project being carried out by The University of Western Australia will look at ‘plant communities’ that took millions of years to assemble, to try to understand the mechanisms allowing them to persist for such a long time.
Up to 150 delegates from around the world gathered in Perth to attend the 46th Annual Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) Conference held earlier this month at The University of Western Australia.
The conference offers a platform for science educators and researchers to share their work and ideas in all aspects of teaching and learning of science at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
Year 10 student Zhong Xien Yeoh from Shenton College who lives in West Perth has won the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge and will go on to represent WA at the National Championships in December.
In response to your feedback about the cleanliness of the libraries, deep cleaning will be taking place over the inter-semester vacation period. As a result, we will be closing a number of our libraries for a whole weekend to allow cleaners unrestricted and uninterrupted access to toilets, carpets and stairwells.
More than 100 brainy Year 10 students from WA are preparing to compete in the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge to be held on Tuesday 23 June at The University of Western Australia.
Congratulations to the two lucky students who won prizes just for participating in the 2015 Library InSync Student Survey. Francesca and Petra both won an Apple Watch (Sport) and were presented with their prizes in the Reid Library on Tuesday 2nd June.