Western Australia's premier adult medical research
institute, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has officially
opened its doors with Prime Minister Tony Abbott launching the state-of-the-art
research facility in Perth today.
Australian astronomers have shown galaxies in the vast empty regions of the Universe are actually aligned into delicate strings in research published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society....[Read more]
An engineering researcher from The University of Western Australia has won an Australian Government science and innovation award for young people in agriculture to develop an intelligent sensor which will help detect water stress in grapevines in real time....[Read more]
An internationally recognised plant nutrition expert, an Arts/Law graduate and a postdoctoral fellow from The University of Western Australia have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for 2014, joining an elite worldwide group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners in its ranks....[Read more]
The wellbeing of aquatic fauna in the Helena River, which originates on the Darling Scarp and flows into the upper Swan at Guildford, is being monitored by fish ecologists at The University of Western Australia's Albany-based Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management.
A Perth-based mid-career professional with a background in biomedical science and the pharmaceutical industry is the inaugural winner of the Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.
The University of Western Australia's subject areas of Psychology, Education and Earth and Marine Sciences have been ranked in the world's top 40 institutions according to this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
A new and emerging field in medicine - which involves the study of a group of proteins known as Interferons - could help unlock therapies for a range of diseases, according to a researcher who has recently won a grant to study the role of Interferons in childhood asthma.
A distinguished scholar of Australian literary and cultural history - who is also Chair in Australian Literature at The University of Western Australia - will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at one of the leading universities in the US.
A trial led by Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall using Helicobacter pylori bacteria to build immunity to childhood eczema and allergies is among six research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new medical grants totalling almost $4 million.