Five ocean researchers from The University of Western Australia have been selected to join the newly established Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre, a Federal Government initiative which explores the sustainable use of ocean resources to drive economic growth.
In a field trip to the western Alps in 2017 a small team including UWA Adjunct Researcher Dr Huaiyu Yuan, set to explore a “textbook” tectonic subduction zone using novel Bayesian Transdimensional Tomographic Inversion modelling.
A drug developed by The University of Western Australia’s spinout company Dimerix will be used in a global trial to treat patients who have Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) as a result of COVID-19.
In response to the challenges many Australians may face finding work in the coming months, The University of Western Australia has launched new online short courses that offer practical skills and experiences across a range of industries.
Australians who have chosen not to download the COVIDSafe app are not as concerned about security and privacy – they just don’t think COVID-19 is severe enough to make them download the app, according to research by The University of Western Australia.
Daily low-dose oral interferon in the form of nose drops, lozenges or mouth spray could have a key role to play in protecting pandemic frontline workers by triggering the immune system to constantly run in defence mode, says The University of Western Australia’s pioneering interferon researcher Associate Professor Manfred Beilharz.
There is hope future pandemics could be controlled in as little as a few short months if current research projects working on experimental custom-made vaccine technologies are eventually successful, according to The University of Western Australia’s Nobel Laureate and Clinical Professor Barry Marshall.
A University of Western Australia student who is passionate about studying the mysteries of the ocean and making science more accessible to the public has been awarded a Friends of UWA Albany Verna Rowbotham Scholarship.
Two drifting wave buoys deployed along the coast of Western Australia by researchers at The University of Western Australia have highlighted the significance of Perth’s recent super storm, recording massive waves along 1000km of WA’s coastline.