The former head of theatre and dance at the Sydney Opera House who now works for one of the world's leading performing arts centres has been appointed artistic director of Perth International Arts Festival, founded by The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
The ocean is undergoing global changes at a remarkable pace and we must change with it to attain our best possible future ocean, warns the head of The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute....[Read more]
For the third consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia at the weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program....[Read more]
A team of researchers, including one from The University of Western Australia, has found there may be some truth in the slogan: "Coffee: If you're not shaking, you need another cup." They've identified the genes that determine just how much satisfaction you can get from caffeine.
Public opinion should inform policy decisions about the marine environment, according to a study published this week in the international journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
The University of Western Australia and a group of leading international organisations has agreed to work towards developing a plan for the sustainable management of ruminant livestock through a global network of model farms known as the ‘Global Farm Platform'.
Two UWA teams named after the snakelike Dreamtime creature the Waagyl have swept the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) for the second year in a row, taking out first and third places.
Researchers have discovered previously undetected steps in the process by which stem cells become blood cells, a process called haematopoiesis. An international collaboration, including Winthrop Professor Wendy Erber, has established that a highly complex series of events determine the fate of closely related populations of blood progenitor cells.
For decades, ecologists have studied soils to understand why some patches of vegetation contain more plant species than others. Researchers at The University of Western Australia's School of Plant Biology and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have now found an answer to this long-standing question.