The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject.
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.
As one of the world’s leading producers, gold mining contributes substantially to gross economic output in Australia. UWA's School of Earth Sciences' Associate Professor Marco Fiorentini's recent ARC Linkage Grant success will provide a new set of tools to explore for gold-rich ore deposits in Australia and globally.
Scientists from The University of Western Australian and University of Cambridge have made a chance discovery in UK museum collections, finding hollow ball-like structures in 80-million-year-old fossils from species believed to be related to starfish and sea urchins.
While many of us are settling back into the start of the year at work, a team of Oceans Institute researchers are getting ready for a ground-breaking second expedition to the depths of the ocean off Western Australia.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have uncovered evidence of a new type of fossilisation that may explain how some of Earth’s oldest microfossils formed and might even help scientists detect evidence of past life on other planets.
Ancient rock remains in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia hold the key to analysing some of the earliest signs of life on Earth, according to a new study by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with a global team of scientists.