Technology & Innovation

WEST Australian scientist Professor Michael Tobar has been awarded the Barry Inglis Medal for Excellence in Practical Measurements by an Individual in Australia.

PhD students and scientists were recently given the opportunity to become more involved with students in the classroom through the Student-Industry-CRC Symposium in Pinjarra.

From sandcastles to solid rock

Wednesday, 06 May 2009

IMAGINE being able to make spray-on roads across the desert, or being able to take a sandcastle home from the beach in the form of a solid rock sculpture.

PERTH’s best hope of surviving climate change and the global financial crisis is to support the development of light rail infrastructure, according to a leading global sustainability expert.

THE hardware used to produce graphics in computers may be the key to managing the massive amounts of processing power needed by future supercomputing efforts, such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

Slippery customers welcome

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

WA technology showed it was anything but slipping behind the times at the recent Australasian Oil and Gas Expo at the Perth Convention Centre.

EDITH Cowan University researchers Dr Alfred Tan and Dr Douglas Chai were finalists in the 2008 Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards for a novel means of storing information through barcodes.

Who’s in charge here?

Monday, 09 March 2009

WHEN does technology cease to be our slave and begin to be our master?

All aboard for National Science Week!

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

NATIONAL Science Week in WA this year has it all - from studying the stars above our heads to the ground beneath our feet.