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]
Staff and students from The University of Western Australia’s School of Indigenous Studies have made a surprise discovery on an excursion to Rottnest Island (Wadjemup), uncovering a rare nineteenth century glass spearhead.
Twelve students from The University of Western Australia (UWA) are part of teams that came first, second and third in the State Government’s inaugural [design] ability Affordable Housing Design Competition, announced last week.
When Amanda Blythe, Sandra Kerbler, Ghislaine Platell and Melinda Fitzgerald decided to pursue a career in science at The University of Western Australia, they had no idea they would be among 78 women from around the globe selected to take part in a 21-day boat trip and adventure of a lifetime to Antarctica.
Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of California and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has revealed unusual feeding behaviour in moray eels, one of the most elusive and important predators on coral reefs.
An application to help university students mine the web for open access research, a wave energy harvesting device that uses gyroscopic technology and a solution to measure strain in mining structures with discontinuities, designed to improve safety in the resources industry.
A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland has found that the Porites cylindrica variety of coral have an in-built mechanism that protects them in environments where there is a high fluctuation in ocean pH.
A Research Fellow from The University of Western Australia has spoken at the United Nations Headquarters in New York about how her research will play a role in tackling the Global Goal of “zero hunger”. The goal is to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”.
The warming of the Antarctic Peninsula could see the number of types of soil fungi in the Antarctic region increase dramatically by up to 25 per cent by the end of the century, according to research carried out by a team of British and Australian scientists.