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]
A researcher from The University of Western Australia whose work has had a positive impact on agriculture and land rehabilitation in Australia and around the world, Winthrop Professor Zdenko (Zed) Rengel, has been awarded a prestigious Humboldt Research Award.
A group of The University of Western Australia Business School researchers will spend the next three years investigating the co-operative enterprise business model with the aim of learning more about the factors that influence its sustainability and competitiveness.
Associate Professor Pietro Guj from the Centre for Exploration Targeting (a joint UWA/Curtin initiative) has released a quantitative analysis outlining the impact of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's version of the Resources Super Profit Tax (RSPT) for a small gold mine in W.A.
Four young interns from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, are spending 10 weeks at The University of Western Australia's Gravitational Wave Research Laboratories and the Gravity Discovery Centre in Gingin working on what is described as physics' most exciting frontier.
Tea tree oil may be used in future as a fast, cheap, safe and effective treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers and precancerous lesions, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
The phenomenon of males comparing their attributes to those of other males is millions of years old, according to a new study. Flying reptiles and fin-backed ancestors of modern mammals developed body traits for the purpose of sexual selection.