Mr Charles Morgan

Extraordinary equipment to help ordinary families

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Research that has helped one family who lost three babies during pregnancy because of a genetic disorder to potentially pursue future successful pregnancies, is now available to all Western Australians.

Mr Keisuke Hoshino and Professor Bill Louden at the signing

Mitsubishi strengthens UWA Business School partnership

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Mitsubishi Development has become a Major Corporate Partner of The University of Western Australia's Business School with today's signing of a renewed sponsorship agreement valued at $350,000 for a further five years.

Eesha Patel

Engineering student scoops art essay prize

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

An engineering student at The University of Western Australia has challenged the popular notion that engineers are poor communicators by winning the Lawrence Wilson Gallery Art Writing Prize for 2011.

Cameron Roberts

'Moonlight' the best musical medicine

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

An internationally acclaimed Australian pianist and Medicine graduate interested in applying science to piano-playing will launch the new Keyed Up! recital series at The University of Western Australia next week.

UWA Adjunct Professor Wendy Oddy

UWA, Telethon Institute join international early nutrition study

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate, - Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research - will join more than 50 scientists from 36 research institutions around the world to improve early nutrition to boost long-term health.

Great Rift Valley of East Africa

Crucible of humanity older than thought

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

The stage was set for the emergence of hominids - the ancestors of humans and great apes - 14 million years earlier than previously thought, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

UWA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Monica Gagliano

Talking plants

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

When South African botanist Lyall Watson claimed in his 1973 best-seller "Supernature" that plants had emotions that could register on a lie detector, scientists scoffed and branded it hippie nonsense.

With permission of Elder Wilfred Hicks

UWA and Rio Tinto to establish Chair in Pilbara Rock Art

Monday, 2 April 2012

Tens of thousands of  Indigenous rock art treasures in Western Australia's remote Pilbara region will be researched, catalogued and promoted under a six-year, $1.08 million agreement with leading international mining group Rio Tinto.

Photo by Sergio Silenzi

Corals 'could survive a more acidic ocean'

Monday, 2 April 2012

Corals may be better placed to cope with the gradual acidification of the world's oceans than previously thought - giving rise to hopes that coral reefs might escape climatic devastation.

The Clarence

UWA leads Port Phillip Bay colonial shipwreck excavation

Friday, 30 March 2012

A leading archaeologist from The University of Western Australia will head a team of 60 people excavating a significant colonial shipwreck in Victoria's Port Phillip Bay next month.