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Two early career researchers from The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Science have won an international award for Research Excellence from the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
How do black holes wreak havoc on galaxies? Associate Professor Chris Power at The University of Western Australia's node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) - has more than $600,000 and four years in which to answer that question.
While the first three days of the Ashes Test match at the WACA may be sold out, cricket fans can still see some of England and Western Australia's leading players in action at The University of Western Australia.
Rubber, cotton, rice, palm oil, bananas, other fruits and vegetables - these are just some of the crops under threat from a weed that has recently developed resistance to some of the most powerful chemicals.
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).
An exceptionally high-achieving UWA graduate has been named Beginning Teacher of the Year at the WA Education Awards. Rebecca Halse has a Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate Diploma of Education from UWA, and works as a Secondary Ancient and Modern History Teacher at Shenton College.
Internationally recognised child health researcher Professor Donna Cross will be appointed a Winthrop Professor at The University of Western Australia in 2014 and will be located at its affiliate, the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
A wild Australian native fruit with 10 times more vitamin C than oranges and rich in healthy anti-oxidants will be studied by scientists led from The University of Western Australia to help develop as a potentially lucrative international cash crop for Aboriginal communities.
The building industry loses members to mesothelioma at a tragic rate. Perth building identity Dale Alcock's personal loss has been marked with a
generous donation that will enable cutting edge genomic research into the
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.
Professor Ryan Lister, a genome biologist and Future Fellow in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Plant Energy Biology has been recognised as Western Australia's brightest young scientist in the 2013 Tall Poppy Awards.
Each square kilometre of Australian sea surface water is contaminated by around 4000 pieces of tiny plastics that could affect humans as well as marine life according to researchers from The University of Western Australia and CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship.
A global action plan to overcome one of the most common and aggressive forms of childhood brain tumours is gaining momentum after a report outlining key steps attracted high-level international attention this week.