The Perth Research Hub for an innovative new research centre that will focus on engineering, the social sciences and humanities, ecology, urban design and urban climatology, and water resources technology has been officially launched at The University of Western Australia by the State Minister for Water, Bill Marmion.
Two new varieties of chickpea developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia are expected to take the Indian market by storm and turn the tide for an industry that has struggled to recover from a devastating disease that first hit the Western Australian crop in 1999.
A Chinese official has praised the global value of carbon reduction research at The University of Western Australia's Future Farm, where scientists have found that a common Australian native plant can greatly reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emission.
Researchers are investigating why a broadleaf herbicide used successfully to control weeds in agriculture for the past 60 years is now no longer effective against the crop weed, wild radish, in the Western Australian Wheatbelt.
The Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, the Hon. Greg Combet AM, MP, delivered a public joint lecture on ‘Understanding Climate Change and the Carbon Price' to 250 guests at The University of Western Australia last week.
Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.
A piano leg, a finger puppet and a complete outfit - pants, shirt, shoes and socks - were among rubbish picked up by UWA volunteers during Clean Up Australia.
About 120 staff and students cleaned up the Crawley campus, the Nedlands campus and the Matilda Bay foreshore early on Friday March 2 and were rewarded with a breakfast at the University Club - as well as a sparkling campus.
Reducing your power bills - and helping to save the planet - is easier than you think, according to one of the organisers of the Perth Sun Fair to be held at The University of Western Australia on Sunday 1 April.
Overuse of the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) has caused US crops to become infested with glyphosate-resistant weeds - and a world-leading researcher at The University of Western Australia is fighting to prevent similar outcomes here.
A region with some of the world's highest tides and extreme ocean conditions will help researchers at The University of Western Australia better understand the impacts of large physical disturbances and climate change on coastal ecosystems.
The future of human kind faces dire consequences due to arguably the first signs of dangerous climate change in the Arctic, says a leading international scientist from The University of Western Australia.