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Over the past 30 years, satellite tracking has revealed the otherwise invisible lives of the animals that occupy the skies, forests and oceans - and now scientists hope to apply the latest techniques used to understand how humans move, to learn even more about the migrations of the biggest marine animals.
New in 2015, The University of Western Australia's Master of Strategic Communication offers work placements, an international emphasis, and the ability to graduate in 12 months, all designed to meet the needs of driven communication professionals.
Australia's first commercial, combined charging standard, fast-charging station has been installed by the Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) at The University of Western Australia's campus, near the University Club.
Australia's first online national bushfire spread simulation program, ‘Aurora', was announced the winner of the 2014 ‘Revitalising the Regions' Category at the prestigious Western Australian Premier's Awards for Excellence last night.
A nationwide review looking at effective mental health strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has highlighted the ongoing need for culturally-appropriate and holistic programs and services.
The University of Western Australia might be the oldest university in the State, but its researchers are leading the way in new technologies, taking out major prizes in the 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Awards for inventions that will improve the health of millions of people worldwide.
Students around the world will be able to enrol for a free six week online course on Agriculture, Economics and Nature thanks to a sponsorship arrangement between Yara Pilbara and The University of Western Australia.
Two science honours students at The University of Western Australia - one from Toodyay and the other from Bunbury - have achieved their goals of contributing to Australian agriculture having been awarded the Sir Eric Smart Scholarship for Agricultural Research through UWA's Institute of Agriculture.
Transforming engineering practice in Australia could result in a prosperous future based on clean energy, while in developing countries it could unleash a new wave of economic growth, according to a new book, to be launched at The University of Western Australia on Monday 10 November.
The jujube fruit or Chinese date, known for its outstanding properties has been sequenced for the first time by a researcher from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with colleagues in China.
An ambitious project will add a new dimension to the memorial plaques which line Kings Parks' Honour Avenues, with a smart device app to be created which will share the personal stories of Anzac soldiers commemorated by the plaques.
A Masters in International Journalism student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Modern Languages and International Relations at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 100th Rhodes Scholarship in 101 years.
The global community would be better served by fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, rather than waiting for it to come knocking on our own doors, according to a medical microbiologist at The University of Western Australia.
A young scientist whose work at The University of Western Australia has the potential to improve our understanding of the human brain, transform stem-cell medicine and revolutionise agriculture has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.