A new study into the seemingly simple tip of a plant root may ultimately decrease our dependence on crop fertilisers to help grow food, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
Research carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has found new evidence that there is an impact from artificial light on the survival of wild sea turtle hatchlings....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Bristol have made an exciting breakthrough in advancing a new wave of ‘supercomputers’ by testing an early prototype of a quantum computer....[Read more]
Fear and anxiety will compete alongside hope and success in the zone as the Indo-Pacific region reaches new thresholds of population growth and inequality, according to Former Indonesian President His Excellency Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono....[Read more]
The possibility of redesigning the illicit recreational drug ‘ecstasy' to treat blood cancers is being explored by a team of researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Birmingham in England.
Astrophysicist Dr Bi-Qing For of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) at The University of Western Australia has been appointed as a John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellow to further her research in support of Australia's bid for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).
Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke and former Western Australian Premier Geoff Gallop joined The University of Western Australia's Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson at a function in Sydney to celebrate their alma mater.
Remarkably preserved microfossils from a remote region of Western Australia that are at least 3.4 billion years old are providing insights into what type of life first existed on Earth and when it existed. They also highlight a potential target in the search for life on Mars.
A world expert on high-impact weather, John McBride, will deliver the 2011 Joseph Gentilli Memorial Lecture at The University of Western Australia outlining the ways in which the frequency of events such as the Queensland floods relate to the changing climate.
Shark Bay's extensive seagrass meadows act as a massive carbon sink which stores more than eight billion dollars' worth of carbon dioxide if valued according to the Federal Government's proposed carbon price.
An Afghani woman parliamentarian who has survived assassination attempts and is on Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list will speak at a conference marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.