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The role of early testosterone and brain growth in language development, analysing older Australians’ support networks, the regulation of Indigenous safety strategies and the policy and practice of designing healthy higher density housing are among 41 new research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive Federal Government funding announced today.
An international team of scientists which included 10 researchers from The University of Western Australia has found that by using ‘space and time scales’ in coastal modelling, authorities may be able to predict the future of our coastline and better manage it.
The University of Western Australia has won The Australian Financial Review’s inaugural Higher Education Equity and Opportunity Award for an innovative program that works with 52 partner schools across Western Australia.
An international team of scientists led by The University of Western Australia has analysed coral cores from three reefs in the eastern Indian Ocean to understand how marine heatwaves unfold among the unique coral reefs of Western Australia.
Four researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $2.2 million in Federal Government funding to tackle the causes and impacts of dementia – the second-leading cause of death in Australia behind heart disease.
Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of Oxford and University College London will help better understand how light detection works in vertebrates.
The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants.
A team of researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, headed by UWA Associate Professor Julian Heng, has been awarded a grant to investigate the role of genetic mutations in childhood brain disorders.
Twelve students from The University of Western Australia (UWA) are part of teams that came first, second and third in the State Government’s inaugural [design] ability Affordable Housing Design Competition, announced last week.
When Amanda Blythe, Sandra Kerbler, Ghislaine Platell and Melinda Fitzgerald decided to pursue a career in science at The University of Western Australia, they had no idea they would be among 78 women from around the globe selected to take part in a 21-day boat trip and adventure of a lifetime to Antarctica.
Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of California and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has revealed unusual feeding behaviour in moray eels, one of the most elusive and important predators on coral reefs.
An application to help university students mine the web for open access research, a wave energy harvesting device that uses gyroscopic technology and a solution to measure strain in mining structures with discontinuities, designed to improve safety in the resources industry.