For the first time, The University of Western Australia will allow Year 12 students to apply – six months earlier than usual – for a guaranteed place in engineering, based on an ATAR score predicted by their school....[Read more]
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An international team of scientists including 21 researchers from UWA has made a major breakthrough: a second detection of gravitational waves, following their world-first discovery of gravitational waves last September....[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.
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.
A new study from The University of Western Australia has found the placenta may play a more crucial role than previously thought in influencing babies’ health throughout pregnancy and that the organ could be individually targeted for treatment.
Increased connectivity, innovation and investment are needed to address agriculture and food security in the Indo-Pacific zone, according to a new report launched by the Perth USAsia Centre at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone forum in Jakarta today.
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.
Private sector, government, international and other funders were urged to work together to transform agriculture in the Indo-Pacific region, and more effort was needed to explore potential synergies between these sectors, according to a discussion on strategic investment by business and academic leaders at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the Zone forum in Jakarta today.
Innovation lies at the core of Indo-Pacific agricultural production and food security. Innovative practices from battery operated plasma guns to break the cycle of mould growing on food, to three dimensional vertical farming hubs harnessing natural energy and minimising land use, were outlined at the In the Zone 2016: Feeding the zone forum in Jakarta today.