CURTIN University Centre for Marine Science and Technology (CMST) will soon embark on a three year journey to gain a better understanding of the Northern Demersal Scalefish Fishery (NDSF), with the help of an advanced acoustic survey program.
ECOLOGISTS are working with Indigenous rangers to develop assessment protocols for the health of monsoon vine thickets.
PERTH scientists are developing a mobile phone application that will save pregnant mothers from regional areas costly trips to hospital to monitor prenatal health.
A KINGS Park botanist is studying propagation viability of water lilies (Nymphaeacea), which occur in high-rainfall areas of Northern Australia.
A COMPREHENSIVE marine biodiversity survey of the Kimberley is continuing to reveal undescribed species.
RESEARCHERS have shown fiddler crabs make complex decisions—despite their basic physiology—as part of research to better understand how the natural environment affects the way the brain processes information.
THE McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth (MCAAY) is using science to tackle alcohol abuse in WA young people.
RESEARCHERS at Ashmore Reef found shifts in coral diversity after recovery from bleaching events of 1998 and 2003.
TWO multi-collector plasma mass spectrometers have been purchased to assist research as part of a new geochemical facility recently launched at UWA.
ABORIGINAL organisations in Fitzroy Valley have called for research into social, health and wellbeing issues associated with alcohol abuse.
NEW regulations on the possession of plastic bait straps will reduce waste and make the sea safer for marine life.
A UNIVERSITY of Notre Dame study into the effects of maternal religiosity on sex education in WA has turned up some surprising findings.
A COMPUTER program developed from collaboration between the Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA), Landgate and UWA predicts bushfire movement.
NEW research has found bananas are photoperiod responsive, overruling the widely accepted belief that temperature is the key variable in banana development.
A RECENT study published in CSIRO’s Marine & Freshwater Research reveals isolated reefs may have a better ability to regenerate compared to those closer to human activity.
NURSE practitioners may supplement the healthcare system with research finding they could ease patient load in primary care.
THE Western Australian State Government along with the Department of Fisheries has launched a new $9.4 million program targeting the protection of WA’s aquatic biosecurity.
A SUCCESSFUL trial of an aquaponic production system has been undertaken by Challenger Institute of Technology.
WA could do with more people and claims that the world has a population ‘crisis’ are irresponsible and sensationalist according to a Curtin University Professor.
THE Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) and Wungurr Indigenous rangers are working to eradicate an infestation of Taro (Colocasia esculenta var. aquatilis) from Mount Hart Station.