An animal biologist from The University of Western Australia is among a large team of international researchers biting their fingernails as they wait to learn whether their bid to impregnate a rare giant panda in Scotland has paid off....[Read more]
Travelling around the top end of Australia, would you be able to tell the difference between a poisonous cane toad and a bumpy rocket frog or a giant frog? - They look similar but sound quite different. A new mobile app developed by The University of Western Australia aims to help save those native frogs that so often become the victim of mistaken identity....[Read more]
A young physicist from The University of Western Australia has won a prestigious Federal Government National Measurement Institute (NMI) Prize for his outstanding work in the science of measurement....[Read more]
Esperance high school students will get a first-hand taste of what it's like to be a doctor or dentist when The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences visits two local high schools this week.
Sites of extraordinary cultural and archaeological significance in WA's remote Weld Range will be investigated and documented in a partnership involving Wajarri Traditional Owners and two archaeologists from The University of Western Australia.
Thalidomide - the ‘morning-sickness' drug that caused serious birth defects in the 1950s - is now being used to treat cancer. And new ways are being developed to tailor cancer treatment to individual patients.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have won a total of $4.45 million in Federal Government funding for five agricultural projects focused on helping farmers adapt to a changing climate and reduce methane emissions.
Giant ancient corals off the coast of Madagascar have revealed that climate swings thousands of kilometres away in the Pacific Ocean have a major impact on rainfall variations in the Western Indian Ocean, adding new insight to managing water resources in a warming climate.