Australia's higher education system appeared to level the playing field in terms of academic achievement for students, regardless of their socio-economic status (SES) background, according to a new study....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that that brain stimulation may help retrain unhelpful cognitive habits associated with anxiety and depression. The paper was published today in the international journal Biological Psychiatry....[Read more]
A project by students from The University of Western Australia and Mars One astronaut candidate Josh Richards has reached the finals of an international competition to land vital experiments on the Red Planet....[Read more]
Some of Australia's leading Indigenous educators and researchers and two US experts will debate key issues and developments in Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous Studies during a two-day conference to be held at The University of Notre Dame and co-hosted by The University of Western Australia.
Native freshwater fish in habitats over 700,000 square kilometres from Busselton to Geraldton to Northam will be surveyed for the first time by researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Department of Fisheries.
A lawyer and a resource economist from The University of Western Australia are helping lead a national research program that aims to improve the management of Australia's vital groundwater resources - a resource that Perth depends on.
A set of original NASA data tapes from moon landings in the 1960s now held in Western Australia may hold the keys to overcoming problems associated with the effects of lunar dust on future moon missions.
The century of cheap energy is behind us, according to an international energy expert visiting The University of Western Australia.
Lord Ron Oxburgh is Chairman of Falck Renewables, and an advisor on environment and energy to the Government of Singapore, Climate Change Capital and Deutschebank. A geologist, he was Chairman of Shell Petroleum UK.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered how ancient ore deposits hold the key to the Earth's evolution as well as helping pinpoint concentrations of metals important for the State's economic development.
The research, to be published today in the prestigious international journal Science, is a joint collaboration between UWA's Winthrop Professor Mark Barley, Dr Marco Fiorentini and Research Professor Stephen Beresford, and researchers at the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts.