Close to 200 academics, university leaders and researchers from across the world are meeting at The University of Western Australia in Perth this week to celebrate their efforts towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to determine the next steps in tackling these and other global issues....[Read more]
A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has revealed parents’ choices about whether to vaccinate their children are largely influenced by their social networks, with parents often left feeling either validated or marginalised within their communities....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society....[Read more]
Corals growing in high-latitude reefs in Western Australia can regulate their internal chemistry to promote growth under cooler temperatures, according to new research at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
A leading early career scientist from The University of Western Australia has been appointed to a new Woodside Professorship in Computational Geoscience at UWA as part of a five-year program to establish the State as a world centre of excellence in geoscience.
Ministers from Australia, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique and Germany as well as representatives from the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development will be among the keynote speakers at the 2013 Mining for Development Conference (M4DC) to be held in Sydney on 20-21 May.
The success of a local empowerment project designed to reduce the high rate of suicide among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has led a team of researchers from The University of Western Australia to hope it will be useful for Indigenous communities across the rest of the nation.
A senior marine scientist from The University of Western Australia has been appointed to lead a milestone expedition to the Indian Ocean next year on board Australia's newest marine research vessel, RV Investigator.
A series of new discoveries in plant cell biology will help to increase the supply of food and energy for our rapidly growing global population, according to 12 of the world's leading plant biologists.
The University of Western Australia's Riley Oval will be transformed into a scene akin to Braveheart next week when more than a hundred kilted pipers and drummers battle it out in the Pipe Band State Championships.