Four researchers from The University of Western Australia will receive more than $3 million from the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship scheme to fund a diverse range of projects - from the origin of life on Earth and a history of Soviet war experiences to the future of crops in a phosphorus-scarce world, and 3D optical microscopy expected to facilitate unprecedented insights into the structure of tissue....[Read more]
The streets of Perth will host one of the biggest live arts events ever seen in Australia this summer when two giant marionettes roam the city in a moving and emotional commemoration of World War One....[Read more]
Sunlight can make people sneeze. Sounds ludicrous? But it's true - it's called a photic sneeze reflex, and can occur in about one out of four people. Did you believe that fingerprints are unique to each individual? That, by contrast, is a myth - some fingerprints can be so similar that forensic experts assume they are a ‘match' when they actually belong to different individuals....[Read more]
We all know that Australians speak English differently from the way it's spoken in the UK or the US, and many of us are aware that Perth people have a slightly different version of the language from, say, Melbournians - but a young French linguist is hoping to recruit 120 Perthites to discover exactly how people in WA's capital use the Queen's English....[Read more]
An evocative image of The University of Western Australia's Claremont Campus, under floodlight, has won Ray Scott first place in the Inaugural Photographic Competition organised by the UWA Friends of the Grounds.
An online tool to be designed by a researcher at The University of Western Australia will enable a scholar in a remote part of the globe, or even an astronaut with some free time, to access the world's rare medieval vellum manuscripts and carry out in-depth contextual investigations with just a few clicks.
Patients who receive blood transfusions during heart surgery don't need to worry about serious long-term effects on their health, according to a study carried out by clinicians at The University of Western Australia.
Australia's brightest and best agricultural research was recently on display at the ‘Frontiers in Agriculture Postgraduate Showcase 2009' at The University of Western Australia (UWA), Institute of Agriculture (IOA).
What Difference Does Obama Make?,The Global Financial Crisis, and Astronomy in the 21st Century with the Square Kilometre Array - these are just some of the compelling topics of free lectures to be enjoyed by visitors to The University of Western Australia's annual Open Day.
People wanting to find out more about one of Australia's best universities - The University of Western Australia - will have the opportunity to have all their questions answered at its annual Open Day from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, 9 August.
One of the leading conductors of her generation, Sydney-born Simone Young, will join British pianist and conductor Alex Soddy at The University of Western Australia on Sunday, 26 July for a one piano, four-handed concert performance.