More undergraduate students are choosing to major in agricultural science at The University of Western Australia compared with three years ago.
Director of The UWA Institute of Agriculture, Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique, said all enrolled students had the opportunity to study key issues related to global agriculture, which helps prepare students for employment in a rapidly changing world.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and a number of other leading international research organisations have used one of the world’s most extensive genetics data sets to uncover a new gene associated with osteoporosis.
A world first study into concentrations of gold in urban waterways, and how these change at different locations along the river and over time, has revealed the City of Perth is contributing valuable metals into the Swan River.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Humboldt University of Berlin have completed testing that has effectively measured the spatial consistency of the speed of light with a precision ten times greater than ever before.
Graduate Aurora Milroy, from The University of Western Australia’s School of Indigenous Studies, is one of three Australians to receive a prestigious 2015 UK Chevening/Charlie Perkins Scholarship, to complete a Masters degree at Oxford University.