The University of Western Australia has been awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding to establish a new research hub which will focus on harnessing data and physics-based science to better understand offshore energy environments and improve future infrastructure design....[Read more]
Australia’s first Aboriginal cultural sites that were submerged under the sea after the last ice age have been discovered by a research team including scientists from The University of Western Australia. The research findings will be published in PLOS ONE....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found an area of tropical ocean protected under law is a hotspot for iconic marine life but does not provide enough defence from human activities....[Read more]
The only way to determine if protective immunity from COVID-19 lasts a lifetime or just a few short months is to monitor WA’s 500 ‘recovered’ cases for as long as the virus continues to circulate in the community, according to The University of Western Australia’s novel viruses expert Associate Professor Allison Imrie.
An engineering PhD student from The University of Western Australia with an interest in developing environmentally friendly oil and gas drilling processes has been globally recognised as one of the top 15 young engineering professionals in the petroleum engineering industry.
Animals that have a darker pigmented surface on the upper side of their body compared to those that have the same shade all over can reduce the impact of their body shadows and remain hidden from predators, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Scientists from The University of Western Australia, University of Bristol, University of Cambridge and George Mason University have shed light on how to spot conspiracy theories arising from COVID-19.
The Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) at The University of Western Australia has teamed up with local start-up company Stealth Technologies to develop a new versatile autonomous electric vehicle platform.
Scientists from The University of Western Australian and University of Cambridge have made a chance discovery in UK museum collections, finding hollow ball-like structures in 80-million-year-old fossils from species believed to be related to starfish and sea urchins.
If we give in to our frustrations and ease up too quickly on COVID-19 restrictions - beyond what the Government advises is acceptable - then the highly infectious virus could get out of hand very quickly, warns Professor Jon Watson, Executive Dean of The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
Women are more likely to conceive fraternal twins once they reach their 30s as a result of an evolutionary response to combat declining embryo viability, according to a new international collaboration involving researchers at The University of Western Australia.