A Masters in International Journalism student from The University of Western Australia who plans to undertake Masters Degree studies in Modern Languages and International Relations at Britain's prestigious Oxford University has won UWA's 100th Rhodes Scholarship in 101 years....[Read more]
The global community would be better served by fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, rather than waiting for it to come knocking on our own doors, according to a medical microbiologist at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
A young scientist whose work at The University of Western Australia has the potential to improve our understanding of the human brain, transform stem-cell medicine and revolutionise agriculture has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. ...[Read more]
A decade on from the devastating and unprecedented 2004 Tsunami that hit Indian Ocean countries, The University of Western Australia'sProfessor Chari Pattiaratchi will present a public lecture tonight on the advances in tsunami science and lessons learnt....[Read more]
Young Perth researcher and avid surfer, Tiago Tomaz, recently published the discovery that removing two proteins from plants can increase levels of Vitamin C and have large effects on plant growth. This surprising discovery from The University of Western Australia arose from altering plant respiration - the way plants "breathe" and produce energy.
One of Western Australia's top young scientists who has been instrumental in leading research towards a cure for Floppy Baby Syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, has won the inaugural Western Australia Young Tall Poppy Science Award.