Eminent engineer to talk on Three Gorges Dam project

Monday, 9 May 2011

The engineer in charge of helping build the largest hydropower project in the world, the Three Gorges Dam in China, will deliver a lecture at The University of Western Australia on 12 May.

Audiology group

New link in tinnitus research

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have shown changes in a part of the brain previously not known to be involved in tinnitus generation.

Professors Jun Ping Liu, Peter Klinken, and Jiake Xu

China-Australia biomedical research for mutual good

Friday, 29 April 2011

Sequencing of the DNA of species as diverse as the giant panda and the cucumber will be one of the topics discussed at the first Perth satellite meeting of the Australia-China Biomedical Research Conference on Monday.

Original UWA technology goes global

Thursday, 28 April 2011

An early stage nanotechnology project from The University of Western Australia has achieved global recognition, with acquisition of spin-out company iCeutica Inc, by its US partner Iroko Pharmaceuticals.

The sky is falling and it's raining Petabytes!

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Describing the stereotypical astronomer of yesteryear might stir thoughts of a patient soul endlessly gazing skywards searching for a faint glimmer that might lead to a discovery. But for the astronomers of tomorrow this couldn't be further from the truth.

Big business of biodiversity dependent on seed

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Seed banks must become more than ‘stamp-collections' of species if global conservation efforts are to be successful, according to two eminent plant biologists.

Repeated stress in pregnancy linked to children's behaviour

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has found a link between the number of stressful events experienced during pregnancy and increased risk of behavioural problems in children.

Actors:  Emma Booth and Oliver Ackland

UWA helps set the scene for "Cloudstreet"

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

When the TV miniseries Cloudstreet premieres in May, many viewers with connections to UWA will have a sense of déjà vu.

Future stars to meet ancient stars

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

The West Australian night sky will ignite the imagination of school students in the Pilbara region in a series of upcoming community events.  

Climate 'detectives' use clues from the past to predict future weather changes

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Drilling holes in trees across Australia and taking core samples from reefs at Ningaloo are two techniques being used to determine the extent of climate change in coming decades.