A new centre at The University of Western Australia will recruit student interns to work with community groups and not-for profit organisations with the aim of fostering a life-long commitment to the community.
Research by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and partners from Australian and international institutions has shown that fish, corals and trees in north-west Australia respond to climate change with simultaneous growth patterns.
Nitrate-rich beetroot juice might enhance performance among top level athletes according to a joint study from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport.
Two of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious universities, The University of Western Australia and the University of Tasmania, have joined forces with western China’s highly regarded Southwest University to form a Sino-Australian college.
In a world first, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window to the cosmos.