The Indo-Pacific region’s agricultural needs cannot be met by individual countries and will need international co-operation to find shared solutions for the zone’s shared problems, according to speakers at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone conference in Jakarta today.
A scientist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious new international award for his outstanding contribution to the management of and improvement in quality of life for patients with red blood cell disorders.
As part of a study facilitated through the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has documented the first detailed evidence of homosexual behaviour in female gorillas.
The University of Western Australia’s Associate Professor Jane Balme is part of an Australian archaeology team involved in the discovery of the world’s oldest-known edge-ground hafted axe from the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
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In what could be good news for mums everywhere on Mother’s Day, a world-first study at The University of Western Australia is looking at the link between female reproductive hormones and lower back injuries in women in a bid to resolve chronic back issues caused in pregnancy.
Twenty-one scientists at The University of Western Australia have been recognised for their part in the discovery of gravitational waves, and will receive a share of more than two million dollars in prize money.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Macquarie University have discovered that the visual systems in crocodiles are more cleverly designed than previously thought, allowing them to quickly adapt to their environment and facilitating their ‘ambush’ hunting techniques and semi-aquatic lifestyles.
A new high-resolution imaging technique to enable more accurate detection of tumours during breast surgery and how allergies in children form while in the womb and after birth are among 15 projects at The University of Western Australia to be awarded funding through round three of the State Government’s Merit Award program.
Right now, thousands of workers live outdoors in tiny wooden sheds in Australia, even though their labour is valued at $6 billion in this country alone. They are vegetarians who neither eat fruit, nor veggies, but help produce the meat we eat.
Nobel Laureate and Professor at The University of Western Australia Barry Marshall has lead a number of prominent events in China during Austrade’s second Australia Week in China (AWIC) program.
Professor Marshall was joint winner of the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2005 and is remembered in particular for an episode in which he acted as a 'human guinea pig' and swallowed a concoction containing Helicobacter pylori to provide evidence to prove his hypothesis.
An art exhibition starting next week at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, will showcase nine Generation Y contemporary artists whose artwork reflects their experience growing up as a Muslim in Australia.
For the first time, the School of Music at The University of Western Australia is now in the top 100 universities in the world for Performing Arts in the QS rankings and number one ranked in Australia.