CHILDREN from Northam shone the light on science this school holidays, with a special workshop on ultraviolet light, run by the Wheatbelt Science Hub (WSH) and the Cancer Council WA.
Surrounded by a striking display of indigenous artworks from the Kimberley, four social scientists from Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia presented their research findings on April 4th, to an enthusiastic Broome audience.
FROM designing better drugs to pondering the nature of gravity waves, UWA’s new supercomputer Pople is empowering local scientists to push the boundaries in their own fields.
WITH this week’s release of the new Captain America movie, Civil War, it’s another opportunity to see Captain Rogers and Tony Stark as Iron Man draw on their superhuman strength and technology—even if they bring it to bear against each other this time around.
IN TODAY’S day and age almost everyone would have one if not multiple passwords to access their computer, social media, emails and banking information. So how do people create a password that is both easy to remember and most importantly, keeps their private information secure? Curtin University computer expert Mihai Lazarescu explains…
THIS week UWA’s Dr Ana Sequeira shares her insights into a new way to transfer models developed for the Great Barrier Reef to WA’s Ningaloo Reef in order to expedite research efforts and make funding stretch even further.
HOW do I look in the mirror? What do people think when they see me? It is common for people to spend most of their lives asking themselves these questions which are linked back to their own body image. In the first PERSPECTIVE of 2016 ECU’s Karen Lombardi delves into research on early childhood development to examine where attitudes about body image began.
IMAGINE trying on new pair of spectacles and when glancing around to test them you spot a monster—that’s exactly what happened when the ASKAP antennas were turned towards a group of three merging galaxies 1.8 billion light years away.
AS PART of Big Data Week (May 2–6), SNWA journalist Cris Burne chatted to local astrophysicist Dr John Morgan about twinkling stars, supermassive black holes, and the supercomputers that makes finding them possible.
ONLINE virtual environments are among the latest tools being used by WA health researchers to get through to heavy drinkers about the risks they face.
MASSES of WA burns patient data came into the spotlight late last year when Woodside data experts and medical specialists set their minds to finding better ways to help burns patients based on past cases. To mark Big Data Week (May 2-6) ScienceNetwork WA asked Woodside to reflect on the event’s success…