An international collaboration of scientists, including a team from The University of Western Australia, has upgraded United States gravitational wave detectors to bring the instruments to sensitivities that are expected to directly detect and measure gravitational waves for the first time. ...[Read more]
More than 100 brainy Year 10 students from WA are preparing to compete in the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge to be held on Tuesday 23 June at The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
Shark researchers from the Neuroecology Group at The University of Western Australia have released the results of their WA State Government-funded research into the effectiveness of a range of novel and commercial shark deterrents. ...[Read more]
They do not eat their fruit and veg, but without them you wouldn't either. And even though they are vegetarians, they help produce the meat you eat. Their labour is valued at up to $6 billion here in Australia alone, but their workforce lives in dark wooden sheds.
Almost 100 years of data on China's wheat yield improvements have been unearthed for the first time by researchers from Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in China and The University of Western Australia.
Shakespeare lovers around the world will now be able to freely enjoy the works of his contemporaries, thanks to a project inaugurated by Dr Brett D. Hirsch, an ARC DECRA Fellow and Assistant Professor of English at The University of Western Australia.
A current student at The University of Western Australia as well as two others who previously studied at UWA have been awarded prestigious ‘Gates' scholarships to attend the University of Cambridge in October.
Drones on dairy farms? It may sound like fun, but for UWA student Matthew Rowbottom, the high-tech machines could be useful to time-poor dairy farmers. He is researching the effectiveness of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), in monitoring the growth of pasture biomass on dairy farms.