Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than the numbers reported to the United Nations, according to new research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia....[Read more]
Congratulations to the UWA staff and graduates who are nominees in the 2018 40under40 Awards. Run by Business News, the 40under40 Awards recognise Western Australia's finest business talent....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $675,400 in Federal Government funding to reconstruct plant communities that are resistant to invasion and resilient within disturbed landscapes in a biodiversity hotspot....[Read more]
Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA’s Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will receive the 2017 Florey Medal at a ceremony in Canberra this evening....[Read more]
Australians should be greatly concerned about the flat-lining of the number of students starting research degrees, Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia said today.
Students who study a language other than English at high school will be given bonus Tertiary Entrance Aggregate (TEA) points under a new system being established at The University of Western Australia.
Four in ten babies in Australia will develop asthma or allergies due to a dramatic incidence in these diseases over the last 20 to 30 years and researchers at The University of Western Australia are hoping a safe, simple, natural dietary supplement - fish oil - may hold the key to prevention.
When J.R.R. Tolkien wrote his high fantasy classics The Hobbit and the three-volume The Lord of the Rings, works that are among the world's most popular 20th century fiction, he could not have imagined what scientists of the early 21st century would invent - a new fellowship of the ring.
Professor Denise Chalmers, an internationally respected figure in academic development with expertise in tertiary teaching and learning, has been appointed Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).
Academics at The University of Western Australia have discovered that our visual system can estimate number, just as it can guess size or speed. And they believe we see number in the same way we see colour and shape, and that other species, even bees, can do so too.
From 1991, academics from The University of Western Australia consistently predicted the location of the wrecks of HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran to within a few nautical miles of where they were found days ago.