A unique water profiling instrument developed by The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research (CWR) is enabling scientists to understand the impact of even the most subtle turbulence on algal populations....[Read more]
Four researchers from The University of Western Australia will receive more than $3 million from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship scheme to fund a diverse range of projects - from the origin of life on Earth and a history of Soviet war experiences to the future of crops in a phosphorus-scarce world, and 3D optical microscopy expected to facilitate unprecedented insights into the structure of tissue....[Read more]
The streets of Perth will host one of the biggest live arts events ever seen in Australia this summer when two giant marionettes roam the city in a moving and emotional commemoration of World War One....[Read more]
Sunlight can make people sneeze. Sounds ludicrous? But it's true - it's called a photic sneeze reflex, and can occur in about one out of four people. Did you believe that fingerprints are unique to each individual? That, by contrast, is a myth - some fingerprints can be so similar that forensic experts assume they are a ‘match' when they actually belong to different individuals....[Read more]
We all know that Australians speak English differently from the way it's spoken in the UK or the US, and many of us are aware that Perth people have a slightly different version of the language from, say, Melbournians - but a young French linguist is hoping to recruit 120 Perthites to discover exactly how people in WA's capital use the Queen's English....[Read more]
Perth would become a healthier city where people would rely less on cars, even ‘green' ones, and more on ‘active transportation' - a combination of public transport, walking and cycling - if researchers at The University of Western Australia had their way.
For the first time in the nine years of the annual international Chinese Bridge Competition, students from one class took out most of the prizes. And The University of Western Australia classmates did so live, in front of a reality TV audience of 100 million viewers throughout China.
The University of Western Australia's Albany Centre will hold its Open Day tomorrow, providing an opportunity to prospective students and the community to learn more about what life as a UWA student in Albany has to offer.
The association between neighbourhood and house design and walking as a measure of sense of community has been explored in two papers published recently in international journals by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
How variations in human DNA sequence can impact disease evolution and the health risks of climate change are just some of the topics to be discussed at this week's 20th annual Combined Biological Sciences Meeting (CBSM) to be held at The University of Western Australia.
Sri Lanka's shift from a country with a unique social welfare structure to one marked by warfare is the subject of a new book by The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya.