Assistant Professor Chuck Price

Leaf Gui unlocks secret geometry

Monday, 23 January 2012

An international team of researchers has developed new computer software to unlock the geometric secrets of leaves.

Photo by Anne and Charles Sheppard

Untouched ocean reefs to yield secrets

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Our understanding of pristine marine environments before human exploitation will grow when researchers from The University of Western Australia join an international expedition to the Indian Ocean's Chagos Archipelago, the world's largest fully protected marine sanctuary.

Professor Jessica Meeuwig

In Darwin's footsteps

Thursday, 19 January 2012

A marine researcher at The University of Western Australia has been appointed a Conservation Fellow of the Zoological Society of London - a society that appointed Charles Darwin* a Fellow in 1837.

Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya AM

Beyond a 'White Australia'

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Following on the success of his publication Racism, Immigration and the Law The University of Western Australia's Emeritus Professor Laksiri Jayasuriya AM has expanded his study of Australia's multiculturalism in his latest offering Transforming a ‘White Australia'.

Worms win top prize for UWA student engineers' Indian village project

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Using worms to process organic waste and help village farmers in southern Indian grow better crops has won an Engineers Without Borders Australasian prize for a team of first-year engineering students from The University of Western Australia.

Beazley Medal winner Calum Braham

Brightest and best awarded UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Ten of the State's highest achieving students have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia.

Record offers as UWA begins New Courses 2012

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

The University of Western Australia has made a record number of undergraduate offers to students starting in 2012, the first year of UWA's New Courses.

Relaxed road to better memories

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Many people know that taking a break after learning something can help you to remember it - and researchers now want to find out if having a quiet time before might also help.

Ms Kate Hafekost

Too many sugary drinks for Aussie kids

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

New research from The University of Western Australia's affiliate the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows that consumption of sugary drinks is high amongst Australian children and adolescents with the majority consumed in the home.

Winthrop Professor Dongke Zhang

Chinese giants join UWA in mining and energy research

Monday, 16 January 2012

Three major Chinese companies have joined The University of Western Australia and 15 other Chinese and Australian science and industry partners to develop new international collaborative approaches to energy and mining research.