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Inoculation messages prevent spread of fake news
09 May 2017
An international team of researchers has demonstrated how people can be inoculated against misinformation and fake news on topical issues such as climate change
Sexually deceptive spider orchids fool wasps
05 May 2017
Scientists have uncovered the chemical compounds used by a species of spider orchid to sexually seduce male wasp pollinators.
Study reveals new insight into susceptibility to pneumonia
03 May 2017
A new research study of immune responses to pneumococcal vaccines, commonly given to people with compromised immune systems, young children and people over 65, has identified a type of immune cell which is important in generating antibodies that prevent people from developing pneumococcal pneumonia.
Declines in sharks drive fatter fish
20 April 2017
New research from The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) suggests that reef fishes eat differently when sharks are around.
Wheat genome decoded to enhance food security
20 April 2017
University of Western Australia researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology have published the most comprehensive analysis of a wheat genome.
Why a stranger should choose your profile picture
18 April 2017
A team of researchers has found that people tend to choose more flattering photos for complete strangers than they do for themselves when posting images on social networking sites.
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Leading epigenome researcher earns international acclaim
10 May 2017
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Ryan Lister is one of 41 scientists worldwide to be appointed a prestigious International Research Scholar by the US-based Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
New ways of funding essential to support homeless
28 April 2017
Australia’s services to support the homeless are overwhelmingly unable to meet client demand, according to new research.
Professor Dawn Freshwater installed as UWA Vice-Chancellor
27 April 2017
Professor Dawn Freshwater has been formally installed as the 18th Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.
Leading scientist brings expertise to Indian Ocean conservation
05 April 2017
A world-class marine biologist will lead research into ocean conservation in the Indian Ocean region following his professorial appointment at The University of Western Australia.
UWA and West Australian Opera strike up duet
31 March 2017
The next generation of opera stars will be offered the opportunity to get real world experience within a professional opera house as part of a new agreement with West Australian Opera.
Experts to discuss future of mineral exploration
29 March 2017
Global leaders will examine key issues and opportunities facing the minerals exploration sector at a summit to be held at The University of Western Australia between Wednesday 19 April to Friday 21 April.
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