An Aboriginal enrolled nurse and an Aboriginal health worker who were the very first students in UWA's Advanced Diploma in Medical and Aboriginal Health Sciences have just been accepted into medicine....[Read more]
Australia's higher education system appeared to level the playing field in terms of academic achievement for students, regardless of their socio-economic status (SES) background, according to a new study....[Read more]
A world-first longitudinal study by The University of Western
Australia researchers examining the links between mental health and screen use
by children and teenagers has found that guidelines to limit screen-based
media-use to less than two hours a day are out of date and ‘virtually impossible'
Nobody knows how many pygmy
hippos remain in wild habitats in West Africa, but there are only about 350 in
captivity world-wide and a researcher at The University of Western Australia is
in a race against time to ensure the species' survival.
Policy interventions that enable farmers to have access to short-term debt would improve technical efficiency of Western Australian broad acre farms, according to a study from The University of Western Australia.
More than 900,000 people in Perth's northern suburbs will potentially benefit from a new partnership between The University of Western Australia and North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) Mental Health.
Everyone has seen TV footage of
surfers taking their lives into their hands in massive surf at Margaret River
or Oahu in Hawaii, where waves can tower to six metres and produce solid walls
of water and long pipelines.