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Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS).
Join The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and the Institute of Advanced Studies in a celebration of our ocean community at the Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle next weekend (Saturday 25 October 2014).
Three graduates of The University of Western Australia - one with an interest in the law of the sea, another with a passion for the not-for-profit sector and a third who wants to implement the global use of sustainable energy - have won prestigious Cambridge Australia Scholarships to undertake studies at the University of Cambridge in England.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have identified ways for farmers in medium-to-high rainfall areas of the WA grain belt to increase wheat yield. Their breakthrough may have implications for other important grain crops in WA, such as barley and canola.
A team of researchers, including one from The University of Western Australia, has found there may be some truth in the slogan: "Coffee: If you're not shaking, you need another cup." They've identified the genes that determine just how much satisfaction you can get from caffeine.
Public opinion should inform policy decisions about the marine environment, according to a study published this week in the international journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
The University of Western Australia and a group of leading international organisations has agreed to work towards developing a plan for the sustainable management of ruminant livestock through a global network of model farms known as the ‘Global Farm Platform'.
Two UWA teams named after the snakelike Dreamtime creature the Waagyl have swept the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) for the second year in a row, taking out first and third places.
Researchers have discovered previously undetected steps in the process by which stem cells become blood cells, a process called haematopoiesis. An international collaboration, including Winthrop Professor Wendy Erber, has established that a highly complex series of events determine the fate of closely related populations of blood progenitor cells.