Researchers at The University of Western Australia are developing a new touchscreen device that can be mounted in a fire truck to help firefighters predict where and when a bushfire will spread. ...[Read more]
A new study led by The University of Western Australia has demonstrated for the first time that plants can learn about their environment by making links between events, an ability thought to be exclusive to animals....[Read more]
Improving treatment of viral infections in transplant recipients, determining whether testosterone slows biological ageing in men to improve health outcomes and developing a tool to diagnose and predict different types of diabetes are among 26 projects at The University of Western Australia to receive funding of more than $22 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)....[Read more]
After analysing more than 2000 hours of coastal shark sightings, researchers from The University of Western Australia and other collaborators have warned that habitats important for juvenile shark survival are not adequately protected....[Read more]
A prestigious new scholarship established at The University of Western Australia is the most generous grant to an Indigenous undergraduate student at UWA and will highlight the life-changing effects education can have not only on an individual but on a community.
A West Australian health expert who has made a substantial contribution to training Indigenous doctors over many years is the winner of an award from the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network, a project run by the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand.
An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated. The report is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.
One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia confirmed its reputation as the state's leader in science teaching and research with last night's announcement of the winners of the Western Australian Science Awards.
A geotechnical engineer whose work is used to assess the stability of all major pipelines being designed to tap Australia's offshore gas resources is the overall winner of the WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.