An engineering researcher from The University of Western Australia has won an Australian Government science and innovation award for young people in agriculture to develop an intelligent sensor which will help detect water stress in grapevines in real time....[Read more]
An internationally recognised plant nutrition expert, an Arts/Law graduate and a postdoctoral fellow from The University of Western Australia have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for 2014, joining an elite worldwide group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners in its ranks....[Read more]
The newly established Perth USAsia Centre is on Tuesday (4 March) hosting one of Australia's most outstanding political leaders and current Ambassador to the United States, The Honorable Kim Beazley, AC to share his views on the current state of US-Australia relations....[Read more]
A joint research project between The University of Western Australia and the oil and gas industry which has improved the design of offshore oil and gas pipelines and attracted international interest has won the 2014 AIRG Medal for Australasian Major Industry Technological Innovation....[Read more]
Female promiscuity has led to the development of bigger, faster sperm in fish, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia who is the main author of a paper published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
Western Australian Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall and his University of Western Australia colleague Dr Helen Windsor have joined an international team of researchers to trace human prehistory in the Pacific in a unique way - following in the ‘footsteps' of the common stomach bacterium Professor Marshall swallowed to prove his prize-winning theory.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia are studying the teeth structure of a mollusc in the hope of copying it to develop new biosynthetic materials with far-reaching biomedical, industrial and environmental applications.
One of the leading conductors of her generation, Australian-born Simone Young, will perform at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall later this year. Ms Young, General Manager and Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera, was previously Music Director of Opera Australia and Chief Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
The buzz of the 1920's European art scene with its multiplicity of avant garde movements such as Dadaism, Futurism and Constructivism is being replicated in a different time and place - in Australia's Indigenous communities today - according to an art historian at The University of Western Australia.