Internationally acclaimed artist Bharti Kher will open her first Australian solo exhibition next Friday at The University of Western Australia’s Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery for the Perth International Arts Festival....[Read more]
Plant biologists at The University of Western Australia have discovered that the commonly used antibiotic ciprofloxacin, which kills bacteria, also kills plants by blocking the DNA copying machinery of the plants....[Read more]
In a world first, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos....[Read more]
Valentine’s Day enthusiasts should take a moment on 14 February to give credit to English poet Geoffrey Chaucer according to The University of Western Australia, with the famous writer believed to be the first person to associate the day with romantic love....[Read more]
Perth International Arts Festival 2016 kicks off today with the unveiling of the gorgeous new Festival home at Elizabeth Quay and a spectacular opening weekend featuring a stellar cast of Western Australian artists....[Read more]
The Hon. Michael Kirby will present a special pre-CHOGM lecture on the Human Rights challenges facing the Commonwealth, hosted by the Faculty of Law at The University of Western Australia in partnership with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative.
The University of Western Australia has confirmed its reputation as a national leader in research after being awarded more than $25 million in funding for 53 grants through the National Health and Medical Research Council.
With only 400 still alive, Ethiopian wolves are one of the world's most endangered species and an international group of animal biologists - including from The University of Western Australia - is working to save them from the brink of extinction.