The Lung Institute of WA's Annual General Meeting had historic significance last night, with guest speaker Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent of The University of Western Australia meeting members for the first time in his capacity as director....[Read more]
A new study published in the international journal Nature Communications has revealed how Western Australia's sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a team of researchers including UWA's Research Assistant Professor Ivan Haigh (now at Southampton University) and Winthrop Professor Chari Pattiaratchi....[Read more]
Western Australia's premier adult medical research institute, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, officially opened its doors with Prime Minister Tony Abbott launching the state-of-the-art research facility in Perth on Tuesday March 11, 2014.
Australian astronomers have shown galaxies in the vast empty regions of the Universe are actually aligned into delicate strings in research published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
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.
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.
The newly established Perth USAsia Centre on Tuesday (4 March) hosted 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.
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.
It has been estimated that the risk of working rotating shifts approaches that of smoking one pack of cigarettes per day. Other issues include problems with sleeping and the social toll, with higher rates of substance abuse and depression.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have established the first Critical Zone Observatory in the southern hemisphere joining an international think tank to learn more about the earth's outer skin.