Agricultural development in Timor-Leste and other developing countries can be improved by harnessing social relationships, according to a study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia.
Andrew and Nicola Forrest today announced the first recipients of the prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships – with the five recipients flying in from around the world to accept their scholarship.
Internationally renowned soil scientist Professor David Hopkins will deliver the 2015 Hector and Andrew Stewart Memorial Lecture, hosted by The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture, next month.
A soil scientist from The University of Western Australia has been honoured in the latest issue of a leading international publication, the European Journal of Soil Science, for explaining the way nutrients especially phosphate react with soil and contributing to our understanding of plant nutrition.
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.
Two science honours students at The University of Western Australia - one from Toodyay and the other from Bunbury - have achieved their goals of contributing to Australian agriculture having been awarded the Sir Eric Smart Scholarship for Agricultural Research through UWA's Institute of Agriculture.
The jujube fruit or Chinese date, known for its outstanding properties has been sequenced for the first time by a researcher from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with colleagues in China.
Join The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute and the Institute of Advanced Studies in a celebration of our ocean community at the Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle next weekend (Saturday 25 October 2014).
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'.
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.
Farmers in south-west WA will be pleased to find out that a PhD candidate from The University of Western Australia has made significant advances in our understanding of major plant pathogen Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV).
A problem that has puzzled canola breeders for years has been solved by researchers from The University of Western Australia - and the results could provide a vital breakthrough in understanding the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop flowering.