How do black holes wreak havoc on galaxies? Associate Professor Chris Power at The University of Western Australia's node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) - has more than $600,000 and four years in which to answer that question....[Read more]
International award-winning technology that
can better predict the speed, direction and intensity of bushfires is now in
operation, ready for Western Australia's southern bushfire season. ...[Read more]
Rubber, cotton, rice, palm oil, bananas, other fruits and vegetables - these are just some of the crops under threat from a weed that has recently developed resistance to some of the most powerful chemicals....[Read more]
New courses to help Western Australian students compete in the international marketplace and a proposed institute to consolidate research and teaching expertise for the resources sector were among key topics in a briefing for State Cabinet at The University of Western Australia today.
Shakespeare's Macbeth has often been described as a ‘winter' play, but in The University of Western Australia's Grads' new production, director Garreth Bradshaw will make Perth's autumn heat work in his favour.
His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales KG took a keen interest in a high-tech marine ocean glider owned by The University of Western Australia when he visited CSIRO aboard the Marine National Facility Research Vessel Southern Surveyor in Sydney last month.
Universities may have less money to fund research and may be less able to provide the expensive infrastructure that researchers require to undertake their research as a result of the outcome of a court case over intellectual property rights, according to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.
A 14-year-old Shenton College student's knowledge of neuroscience has earned her the title of Australia's ‘brainiest' student and a trip to California in August for the International Brain Bee Challenge.
South Coast Natural Resource Management and The University of Western Australia's Centre ofExcellence in Natural Resource Management (CENRM) have formed a partnership to boost research, planning and delivery of natural resource management in the State's south coast region.