The University of Western Australia and a group of leading international organisations has agreed to work towards developing a plan for the sustainable management of ruminant livestock through a global network of model farms known as the ‘Global Farm Platform'....[Read more]
Two UWA teams named after the snakelike Dreamtime creature the Waagyl have swept the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) for the second year in a row, taking out first and third places....[Read more]
When Stephanie Wenclawski (21) from North Carolina State University discovered that she could find out about ancient Noongar culture at The University of Western Australia, she couldn't wait to enrol....[Read more]
In her work of analysing the silver coins recovered from six ships, wrecked off the WA coast over almost two centuries, PhD candidate Liesel Gentelli finds herself thinking of some of the wreck survivors....[Read more]
Our quest to understand the universe; the risk to the sustainability of the great Australian dream; and working as a journalist in a rapidly changing environment are just some of the compelling talks to be presented at The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day on Sunday, August 15.
A team led by The University of Western Australia is one of six international finalists in a challenge to develop the next generation of fully autonomous robots that could undertake dangerous missions in hostile environments.
(Edited extract from speech by Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor, delivered at: The UWA Institute of Agriculture 2010 Industry Forum, 16 July 2010)
The challenges facing agriculture and food production in Australia and internationally are great. Demand for food is projected to double over the next 50 years from less land base. As such, productivity must be increased. This needs to occur in the context of climate change, increasing world population and a finite global water and fossil energy supply
Research projects from The University of Western Australia that are developing strategies for Australia's defence and national security were today named as national finalists in the 21st Annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Previously unknown species of bacteria are helping reduce the environmental impacts of alumina and aluminium production and saving the industries millions of dollars, a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found.