An international collaboration of scientists, including a team from The University of Western Australia, has upgraded United States gravitational wave detectors to bring the instruments to sensitivities that are expected to directly detect and measure gravitational waves for the first time. ...[Read more]
More than 100 brainy Year 10 students from WA are preparing to compete in the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge to be held on Tuesday 23 June at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
Shark researchers from the Neuroecology Group at The University of Western Australia have released the results of their WA State Government-funded research into the effectiveness of a range of novel and commercial shark deterrents. ...[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with scientists at CSIRO Plant Industry have made a discovery that will change the way scientists look at the role of respiration in regulating plant responses to disease.
We can lower our risk of heart disease significantly, just by using flour containing 40 per cent lupin beans in the place of conventional wholemeal flour, according to research by Victoria University dietitian Dr Regina Belski and colleagues from The University of Western Australia.
Scientists thought that sawfish used their saw to probe the seabed for food. But a Cairns researcher has found that these large (5 metres or more) and endangered fish actually use the saw to locate and dismember free-swimming fish.
In a special ocean science series on the ABC Catalyst program Dr Graham Phillips features Professor Carlos Duarte, Director of The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, who is leading a modern day voyage to recreate the path sailed by Spanish navigator Alejandro Malaspina more then 200 years ago.
The $24.25 million Centre of Excellence in the History of the Emotions, a major collaboration of Australian and international researchers - hosted by The University of Western Australia - has been officially opened.
On the eve of truffle season in Australia food scientists at The University of Western Australia are calling for volunteers, who think they have a nose for truffles, to help identify what makes one gourmet fungi more desirable than another.