Great Science, Great Success

Friday, 19 August 2011

Visiting and local scientists conducting research for, or from, the Great Southern and South Coast enthralled the audience at the Great Southern Great Science symposium in Albany on Friday 12 August.

Anne Cochrane, from the Department of Environment and Conservation, presented her research on the impact of changing temperatures and rainfall on the germination of native seeds.

Students from Albany Senior High School provided a particular highlight for many delegates with an overview of several projects from their marine studies program.

Professors Tim Flannery, Will Steffen and Alan Robson

Climate Commission launches WA Climate Report

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

The Climate Commission has released its report The Critical Decade, Western Australian Climate Change Impacts at The University of Western Australia.

Great Southern Great Science Great Conference

Friday, 22 July 2011

The upcoming Science symposium in the Albany Entertainment Centre on Friday 12 August will highlight research of environmental and health issues that affect the Great Southern.

Zoja Vukmanovic with Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore

Boost to UWA minerals and energy research

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

The Minerals and Energy Research Institute of Western Australia (MERIWA) has highlighted the importance of three PhD research projects at The University of Western Australia.

Lynette Knapp talks about her culture to UWA Staff

Learning about Culture

Monday, 18 October 2010

How does ‘race' have an impact on our lives? What is a ‘racial autobiography'? What are the hidden obstacles that Indigenous students have to overcome as they undertake their studies? These are just some of the questions that challenged the staff members from UWA Albany who took part in a two day course aimed at increasing cultural awareness on campus.

Professor Peter Davies

World's rivers in crisis

Thursday, 30 September 2010

The world's rivers - the single largest renewable water resource for humans and a crucible of aquatic biodiversity - are in a crisis of ominous proportions, according to a new global analysis co-authored by a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

 Dr Clio Cresswell enjoys discussing mathematics and sex

Numbers add Spice

Friday, 17 September 2010

Mathematics and sex? That's right, the two are very much intertwined. The Friends of UWA Albany and the City of Albany are pleased to have well known mathematician and television identity Dr Clio Cresswell present the 2010 Amity Lecture on this intriguing topic.

Interested high school student in Science Lab

UWA Albany Open Day Success

Monday, 6 September 2010

The UWA Albany Centre held its annual Open Day on Friday August 27 for students, parents and anyone interested in finding out all that UWA Albany has to offer. Over 300 people took the opportunity to explore the Centre and discover the courses on offer.

Tammy enjoying her time in Sweden

Northern Exposure

Friday, 3 September 2010

Many students studying at The University of Western Australia Albany Centre find themselves, at some stage during their degree, paying a visit to what they affectionately refer to as ‘the northern campus'. For some this means a visit to UWA in Perth, but for others, like Tammy London, their studies take them much further north.

Geoff Woodall with Minister for Agriculture and Food Terry Redman

Passion for native plants nets award for UWA Albany researcher

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

A passion for native plants has won a researcher from The University of Western Australia the Great Southern Development Commission (GSDC) Medal for Excellence in Natural Resource Management.

Professor Lyn Beazley and CENRM Director Professor Peter Davies

Great Southern, great science, great conference

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Visiting and local scientists revealed some of the research priorities that affect the Great Southern and South Coast at The Great Southern Great Science symposium.

Radio tracking image

Native rodents go high tech

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Radio tracking and motion-detecting night vision cameras are being used to learn more about the habitat and home range of rakali, a native rodent, at Two Peoples' Bay.

Teaming up to protect the south coast

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

South Coast Natural Resource Management and The University of Western Australia's Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management (CENRM) have formed a partnership to boost research, planning and delivery of natural resource management in the State's south coast region.

Black bream wired for salinity research

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

A research project that involved tracking black bream on the South Coast has found some fish will swim up to 10 kilometres up and down the estuary and river.