Scientists from The University of Western Australia have identified a tiny mutation in plants that can influence how well a plant recovers from stressful conditions, and ultimately impact a plant’s survival....[Read more]
A study by marine biologists at The University of Western Australia has found that fishing by Indonesian shark hunters may have resulted in changes to fish communities on a major reef off Western Australia’s North-West coast....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has welcomed its largest intake of students from rural Western Australia this year into its Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences which will help WA's rural doctor shortage....[Read more]
A leading UK scientist who helped map the bacterial ecosystems of British soil in a world-first study will join The University of Western Australia to lead an expert team in soil rehabilitation research.
Fans of the ABC TV series Time Team, in which presenter Tony Robinson urges British archaeologists to find out all they can about an historic site in three days, will be interested to know that Archaeology Week is being celebrated in Australia from today.
Support from graduates, staff and students of The University of Western Australia for steps to introduce strict new rules for future undergraduate orientation camps has strengthened the University's resolve to eliminate inappropriate student behaviour.
Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The University of Western Australia has unveiled a major step forward in cancer care for Western Australians with the opening of the State's first laboratory to translate new scientific discoveries based on the latest research in cancer biology into new advanced pathology tests.
Most musicians would cut off their right hand to have celebrated composers write for them. But for Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey, this attention is almost predictable. Since winning the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she has not looked back and has established a career that most would envy.
State high school students will learn engineering in Years 8-12 and be encouraged to consider engineering as a future career under a new teaching program being developed by The University of Western Australia and Governor Stirling Senior High School.