Latest news from the region

RESEARCH off the north-west coast shows undersea pipelines tend to bury themselves in the seabed more quickly than expected after they are deployed, resulting in potential cost savings for the petroleum industry.

Published in Industry & Resources

A NEW way to calculate high water mark could reduce coastal land ownership conflicts and optimise placement of coastline developments.

Published in Industry & Resources

The prospect of winning of an iPad mini was enough to get Pilbara youth online and motivated to tackle a range of science-themed questions with a local twist. 

 

The Pilbara night sky took on new meaning for a group of 100 Karratha locals at the Community Astronomy Evening held at St Luke’s College. 

An inspiring line up of guest speakers got a group of Year 9 Karratha students fired up about the potential of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Written by Rebecca Fitzgerald

More than 270 Karratha locals were surprised to see science at work in the kitchen and not a laboratory, during culinary science workshops held as part of National Science Week.

Written by Rebecca Fitzgerald

Numerous career opportunities available through science pathways were showcased in at this year’s Career Central Expo held in Karratha.

PAEDIATRIC infectious disease specialists are bringing novel skin sore research methods to WA in the form of a protocol allowing non-professional photographers to capture high-quality images of skin sores for use in treatment trials.

Published in Health & Medicine

CHILDREN in rural Western Australia are the main beneficiaries of a project delivering burns education to clinicians in remote areas.

Published in Health & Medicine

A MOLECULAR biologist says the Pilbara has 161 per cent more Mygalomorph spider species than previously thought, according to a new genetic analysis.

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