Two climate change projects led by The University of Western Australia - one a study into reporting on climate change in the media and another focusing on the challenge of ancient soils under modern land use - have been chosen for funding by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
As NASA's new lunar orbiter, LADEE, prepares to scour the Moon's atmosphere and China readies its Chang'e rover to land on the Moon by the end of the year, a physicist from The University of Western Australia has made new discoveries about lunar dust using data obtained from matchbox-sized instruments placed on the Moon during the first four Apollo landings.
When it comes to paternity success in salmon it's the speed of sperm that counts, according to a collaborative study by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Otago in New Zealand.
A science student with a passion for helping people in developing countries struggling with energy needs will head to the United States next month as a youth delegate at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings.
‘Citizen scientists' can help protect endangered green sea turtles by observing and gathering information about them, according to a PhD student from The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute.
It's well known that the dinosaurs were wiped out 66 million years ago when a meteor hit what is now southern Mexico but evidence is accumulating that the biggest extinction of all, 252.3m years ago, at the end of the Permian period, was also triggered by an impact that changed the climate.
Taking fish oil during pregnancy could limit the effects of serious complications such as gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia and miscarriage as well as enhancing fetal growth, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Artists who continue to introduce the world to the creative intrigue of stem cells, infection, DNA and tissue engineering will present a major exhibition of new and past artworks developed at SymbioticA at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum during the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2013) from June 8 to August 21.
Travelling around the top end of Australia, would you be able to tell the difference between a poisonous cane toad and a bumpy rocket frog or a giant frog? - They look similar but sound quite different. A new mobile app developed by The University of Western Australia aims to help save those native frogs that so often become the victim of mistaken identity.
Peter Arthur and Martha Ludwig, Associate Professors at the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry have been granted a UWA 2013 Teaching Fellowship Award for their project "Enhancing and Expanding the Laboratory Modules in Contemporary Technologies Program".
The University of Western Australia's internationally recognised plant scientist Winthrop Professor Harvey Millar has become the first Australian to win a prestigious American award in its 40-year history.