New research from The University of Western Australia has shown that the growing popularity of household and business solar panels could produce 85 per cent of Perth’s electricity demand by 2050 and be the major contributor to reaching 100 per cent renewable energy....[Read more]
A world-leading researcher into asbestos-related diseases at The University of Western Australia has received an international award for her outstanding contribution to mesothelioma research....[Read more]
How a drug-like protein ring evolved in sunflowers has been pieced together by Australian and US scientists in a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution. Although the evolutionary process took some 45 million years, the researchers are still calling it a shortcut....[Read more]
Nearly 100 homeless people and refugees, some who have had insufferable dental pain for years, received free dental treatment, thanks to a team of dentists, dental students from The University of Western Australia and volunteers from UWA and Tzu Chi Foundation Perth....[Read more]
An international team of researchers, including a scientist from The University of Western Australia, has warned of the devastating consequences for shallow reef ecosystems when global warming combines with local weather anomalies....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia's inaugural Professor of Indian Ocean Studies, Dr Dennis Rumley, has been appointed as Australia's representative on the Indian Ocean Rim Academic Group (IORAG) by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The diseases of ageing including Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke and Parkinson's disease will be the focus of the 2011 Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience to be held on 29 April at The University of Western Australia.
The President of Lanzhou University (LZU), Professor Zhou Xuhong, has lead a delegation to The University of Western Australia as the two institutions forge ahead on a world-class land, agriculture and environment project funded by the Chinese Government.