A new study into the seemingly simple tip of a plant root may ultimately decrease our dependence on crop fertilisers to help grow food, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
Research carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has found new evidence that there is an impact from artificial light on the survival of wild sea turtle hatchlings....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Bristol have made an exciting breakthrough in advancing a new wave of ‘supercomputers’ by testing an early prototype of a quantum computer....[Read more]
Fear and anxiety will compete alongside hope and success in the zone as the Indo-Pacific region reaches new thresholds of population growth and inequality, according to Former Indonesian President His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono....[Read more]
A new study from The University of Western Australia has found the placenta may play a more crucial role than previously thought in influencing babies’ health throughout pregnancy and that the organ could be individually targeted for treatment.
Increased connectivity, innovation and investment are needed to address agriculture and food security in the Indo-Pacific zone, according to a new report launched by the Perth USAsia Centre at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone forum in Jakarta today.
Fear and anxiety will compete alongside hope and success in the zone as the Indo-Pacific region reaches new thresholds of population growth and inequality, according to Former Indonesian President His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
Private sector, government, international and other funders were urged to work together to transform agriculture in the Indo-Pacific region, and more effort was needed to explore potential synergies between these sectors, according to a discussion on strategic investment by business and academic leaders at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone forum in Jakarta today.
Innovation lies at the core of Indo-Pacific agricultural production and food security. Innovative practices from battery operated plasma guns to break the cycle of mould growing on food, to three dimensional vertical farming hubs harnessing natural energy and minimising land use, were outlined at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the zone forum in Jakarta today.
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.
Has your Facebook feed been full of running man challenge videos in the past week?
What started with two basketballers from the University of Maryland has quickly spread around the world. UWA took part in the challenge with staff and students from around the campus getting involved, including star performers from UWA’s Recreation and Fitness Centre and Dance UWA.