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]
The newly established Perth USAsia Centre is on Tuesday (4 March) hosting one of Australia's most outstanding political leaders and current Ambassador to the United States, The Honorable Kim Beazley, AC to share his views on the current state of US-Australia relations....[Read more]
A joint research project between The University of Western Australia and the oil and gas industry which has improved the design of offshore oil and gas pipelines and attracted international interest has won the 2014 AIRG Medal for Australasian Major Industry Technological Innovation....[Read more]
From monitoring burping sheep to decreasing the amount of laughing gas in the soil, The University of Western Australia (UWA) strongly contributes to the international investigation of climate change.
UWA's Institute of Agriculture (IOA) is the only institution in Australia to receive funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) as part of the Climate Change Research Program for research into all three greenhouse gas areas - Methane, Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Dioxide.
Jane Elliott, the Iowa third-grade teacher who in 1968 gave her class a lesson in discrimination that changed education around the world, will visit Perth next year for the international Positive Schools2010 Mental Health and Wellbeing conference supported by The University of Western Australia.
Bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia will receive an almost $3 million boost as part of a Federal Government Digital Regions Initiative that will benefit regional communities across Australia.
A medical student from The University of Western Australia has been awarded The Young People's Human Rights Medal for 2009.
Twenty-two year-old Vinay Menon from Applecross has been awarded the prestigious national medal in recognition of his voluntary advocacy work with refugees, Indigenous communities and children living with a disability.
Indigenous medical education and one educator in particular from The University of Western Australia have won LIMElight awards for preparing medical graduates to better work with Aboriginal people in health care.
Research at The University of Western Australia and the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia is helping farmers adapt to climate change and improve soil fertility.
By increasing the levels of organic carbon in soil, farmers may be able to benefit from emissions trading schemes to offset greenhouse gas emissions. Increasing organic carbon levels in soil also has a range of benefits for soil fertility and plant growth.
Seeds stored in seed banks of wild species will become museum pieces unless the ‘bankers' employ shrewd collection strategies, argues Professor Kingsley Dixon of The University of Western Australia and Perth's Kings Park and Botanic Garden.