Western Australia's premier adult medical research
institute, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has officially
opened its doors with Prime Minister Tony Abbott launching the state-of-the-art
research facility in Perth today.
Australian astronomers have shown galaxies in the vast empty regions of the Universe are actually aligned into delicate strings in research published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society....[Read more]
An engineering researcher from The University of Western Australia has won an Australian Government science and innovation award for young people in agriculture to develop an intelligent sensor which will help detect water stress in grapevines in real time....[Read more]
An internationally recognised plant nutrition expert, an Arts/Law graduate and a postdoctoral fellow from The University of Western Australia have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for 2014, joining an elite worldwide group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners in its ranks....[Read more]
Concern for the environment within China will lead to a different development model from that of the unstoppable economic expansion that has characterised the past three decades, and Australia will be one of the major beneficiaries, according to Economics Professor Yanrui Wu.
The China expert, from The University of Western Australia's Business School, is the recipient of an Australian Research Council Discovery grant of more than $350,000 for his three-year undertaking to examine energy efficiency, economic growth and the environment in China.
Two postgraduate students at The University of Western Australia have traded their books for flamenco dresses and castanets during the summer vacation while rehearsing for an upcoming Spanish dance production.
Breast Cancer: The Facts, an informative addition to the popular series published by Oxford University Press was officially launched at the Cullity Gallery at The University of Western Australia today. The launch also marked the opening of an art exhibition featuring images and drawings from local artists, presenting an alternative dimension into the journey of breast cancer survivorship.
Some of the scientists and engineers of tomorrow will converge on The University of Western Australia on Tuesday for a three-day science fest that will see them take part in a variety of activities such as solving a crime and finding out how we can save our rivers and lakes.