Speakers from around the world will discuss current research into issues of crime, corruption and economic growth at an international seminar at The University of Western Australia's Business School beginning on Monday.
A new study, co-authored by Professor Gary Kendrick in The University of Western Australia's School of Plant Biology, has shown that seagrass loss rates around the world are comparable to those reported for coral reefs, tropical rainforests and mangroves - with potential negative impacts for the more than one billion people who live within 50km of them.
A team of physicists at The University of Western Australia has invented a new type of amplifier which is powered by light rather than electricity and could be used on spacecraft to help locate magnetic asteroids.
Two researchers from The University of Western Australia - one who co-developed the world's most precise clock and the other, dedicated to finding ways of repairing ecosystems - have been awarded Australia's most prestigious research fellowships.
One of Australia's leading marine scientists Professor Jessica Meeuwig will discuss the impact of human activities on the sustainability of our oceans at a free public lecture to be held at The University of Western Australia this Thursday.