A powerful new supercomputer 10,000 times faster than an average office computer and big enough to store 2000 years of iTunes music has been successfully installed at The University of Western Australia.
One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia confirmed its reputation as the state's leader in science teaching and research with last night's announcement of the winners of the Western Australian Science Awards.
The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Gingin-based Zadko Telescope will get a clearer view thanks to an agreement signed between UWA and the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) that enhances the partnership between these two organisations.
Describing the stereotypical astronomer of yesteryear might stir thoughts of a patient soul endlessly gazing skywards searching for a faint glimmer that might lead to a discovery. But for the astronomers of tomorrow this couldn't be further from the truth.
The interior of a powerful machine newly installed at The University of Western Australia is not only the coldest place in the State, it is colder by far than anywhere in Antarctica or even in outer space.
The University of Western Australia has awarded its highest accolade for excellence in teaching to six exceptional teachers selected from the UWA nominations to the national Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards.
International scientific delegations will meet at The University of Western Australia on Monday for the public launch of the key multi-million dollar southern hemisphere gravitational wave observatory project, proposed to be built at Gingin.