Travelling around the top end of Australia, would you be able to tell the difference between a poisonous cane toad and a bumpy rocket frog or a giant frog? - They look similar but sound quite different. A new mobile app developed by The University of Western Australia aims to help save those native frogs that so often become the victim of mistaken identity....[Read more]
A young physicist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious Federal Government National Measurement Institute (NMI) Prize for his outstanding work in the science of measurement....[Read more]
A new generation of evolutionary biologists will this Thursday celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the father of evolutionary theory, Charles Darwin, at The University of Western Australia.
Asthmatics can breathe easier knowing that local medical researchers at the Lung Institute of Western Australia (LIWA) have contributed to significant research on eosinophils and their importance in regulating asthma and inflammation of the airways.
The University of Western Australia will receive $3.9 million in recognition of its achievements in excellence in learning and teaching as part of the Australian Government's 2009 Learning and Teaching Performance Fund.
Two Western Australian researchers were today awarded almost $5 million over five years to study the effects of physical activity on spinal cord injury. Professor Sarah Dunlop is a Professorial Fellow at The University of Western Australia and Associate Professor Garry Allison is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Trauma Physiotherapy at Curtin University of Technology.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Kings Park and Botanic Garden have given a Noongar name to a substance that stimulates seed germination and seedling growth in many plants after bushfires.
How do you close mines in socially, economically and environmentally responsible ways? The University of Western Australia's Australian Centre for Geomechanics and Centre for Land Rehabilitation are calling for papers for the Fourth International Conference on Mine Closure 2009 where these issues will be on the agenda.