School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Passionate and engaging Australian researcher Laura Boykin has been named as the only Australia-based TED Fellow for 2015.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered that nano-sized fragments of graphene - sheets of pure carbon - can speed up the rate of chemical reactions.
In just 12 months, The University of Western Australia has climbed three places in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, to be placed at 88th in the world.
There is no "average" pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.
Glioblastoma is the most common and the most lethal type of brain cancer - and at the moment, there is no cure for it.
By tracing the evolutionary origin of a drug-like protein ring found in sunflowers, Australian and US scientists have discovered a diverse, 18-million-year-old group of buried proteins in daisy seeds.
A researcher at The University of Western Australia has been awarded two major international grants to carry out further investigations into human breast milk.
A $26 million Australian Research Council grant will fund a new national Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology (CoE PEB) at The University of Western Australia until 2020.
Sandalwood oil - the ‘golden harvest' - is one of the world's most valuable essential oils, but increased demand has caused natural populations of sandalwood trees to diminish over the past century through harvesting, grazing animals and disease.
The University of Western Australia and Yuuwa Capital LP have set up a new spin-out company, Eridan Technology Pty Ltd, to commercialise nanoparticle technology for drug delivery applications.
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