A public health researcher whose groundbreaking work has helped prevent birth defects and a biomedical scientist who helped pioneer a microscope-in-a-needle to detect cancer cells are two of eight leading academics from The University of Western Australia among 15 finalists in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have revealed that 3D-printing can be used to create a resonant microwave cavity via an aluminium-silicon alloy that shows superconductivity when cooled below the critical temperature of aluminium....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests....[Read more]
A team of marine scientists led by The University of Western Australia have uncovered the extinction of a kelp forest ecosystem along 100 kilometres of Western Australia’s coastline, following a heatwave that occurred in 2011....[Read more]
Scientists from The University of Western Australia have identified that using cannabis can alter a person’s DNA structure, causing mutations which can expose them to serious illnesses, and be passed on to their children and several future generations.
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Richard Hobbs has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to the field of ecology with Honorary Membership of the prestigious Ecological Society of America.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have invented a new technique for ‘flaming’ wild seeds that could allow them to be used more easily in replanting large tracts of land such as reclaimed mine sites.
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.