Ocean glider

Funding for crucial ocean and climate research

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Ocean gliders from a national research facility based at The University of Western Australia will be able to provide more data for crucial climate and marine research following a $6million injection of funding from the State Government.

Measuring soil salinity

Salt-tolerant chickpea project to boost crop production

Monday, 9 July 2012

Researchers at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with research partners overseas, have identified which lines of chickpea grow better in moderately salty soil.

David Harrison

Corporate and Government Affairs role filled at UWA

Friday, 6 July 2012

The head of the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's policy, government and external relations division will join The University of Western Australia next month as Chief Adviser, Corporate and Government Affairs.

Assistant Professor Dr Kimberley McAuley

Pregnant women wanted for birth outcomes survey

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Women in the first trimester (three months) of pregnancy are being invited to join a health survey to assess environmental impacts on birth outcomes.

Shipwreck becomes time capsule

Thursday, 5 July 2012

The wreck of a 16 metre colonial ship - the Clarence - in Victoria's Port Phillip Bay has been transformed into a buried ‘time capsule' under the sea.

Ignore oceans at our peril: Expert

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

If we ignore our close emotional attachment to the ocean, then the future is dire for our species and for our planet.

Professor Ryan Lister

Biomedical and plant science the winners with new appointment

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Professor Ryan Lister, an expert in the use of advanced DNA sequencing technologies and computational biology to understand how complex biological systems work, has been appointed to The University of Western Australia.

UWA wins $4.5 million in research funding boost

Monday, 2 July 2012

Projects by researchers at The University of Western Australia to develop music-based teaching and learning strategies in remote Aboriginal communities; install new sensors to monitor blockages in liquefied natural gas production and to identify genes responsible for resistance to a serious disease affecting wheat crops were among those to attract funding in the latest round of Federal Government grants.

Hannah Jansen, Thea Adamson, Tim Widdicombe and Tom Meares

UWA students and staff seek international sporting success

Monday, 2 July 2012

The University of Western Australia will have three students and five graduates representing Australia and one student representing Malaysia at this month's Olympic Games in London.

Adjunct Professor Moira Clay

Taking on a mountain in crusade for a cure

Monday, 2 July 2012

It's goodbye high heels and handbag, hello hiking boots and backpack as the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research's Acting Director gets set to conquer a mountain in a personal crusade against childhood cancer.