New research from The University of Western Australia has shown that the growing popularity of household and business solar panels could produce 85 per cent of Perth’s electricity demand by 2050 and be the major contributor to reaching 100 per cent renewable energy.
How a drug-like protein ring evolved in sunflowers has been pieced together by Australian and US scientists in a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. Although the evolutionary process took some 45 million years, the researchers are still calling it a shortcut.
An international team of researchers, including a scientist from The University of Western Australia, has warned of the devastating consequences for shallow reef ecosystems when global warming combines with local weather anomalies.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that a simple and reassuring message can help reduce people’s anxiety about speaking in public as well as make them feel positive about their nerves before the talk.
A new Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) led by The University of Western Australia will provide a much-needed boost to Australia’s valuable, but largely untapped honey bee products, by bringing together both industry and academic expertise from across Australia.
A 60-year-old mystery has been solved by biochemists at The University of Western Australia investigating the origin of a type of digestion-inhibiting proteins thought only to exist in two plant families that contain the important legume and cereal crops.
A new study, led by Dr Ian Li from The University of Western Australia, has confirmed that equity students are generally well-supported in their university study, although challenges remain, in particular for students with disability and from non-English speaking backgrounds.
A record number of Indigenous students from The University of Western Australia have graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree this year, the highest number of Indigenous Law graduates in UWA's history.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have conducted a study to test if the chemicals androstadienone (AND) and estratetraenol (EST) (commonly thought to be pheromones in humans) are pheromones and have found no evidence that they are.
The University of Western Australia has had seven subjects ranked in the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, up from six subjects last year.
UWA’s subjects ranked in the top 50 were Mineral & Mining Engineering, Anatomy & Physiology, Agriculture & Forestry, Performing Arts, Psychology, Earth & Marine Science and Civil & Structural Engineering.
Remains of microorganisms at least 3,770 million years old have been discovered by an international team of scientists including a researcher from The University of Western Australia, providing direct evidence of one of the oldest life forms on Earth.
A study led by researchers at The University of Western Australia has found that people who supported Donald Trump were more likely to believe information if they were told President Trump said it, and if it was later proved to be false, that didn’t affect their intention to vote for him.