Western Australians suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have contributed to a large-scale international genetic research project that has moved a step closer to understanding the causes of these diseases and potential basis of some complications from treatment.
A Swiss primatologist who arrived at The University of Western Australia in April to work in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology probably won't mind too much if his students start ‘monkeying around' occasionally in class.
Western Australians recruited into an international study on pancreatic cancer may have helped researchers move closer to relegating the disease from its position as the fourth leading cause of cancer death.
The University of Western Australia has become the first university in the world to join the United Nations international nuclear verification program, using UWA's advanced ion microprobe technology to help monitor global nuclear safeguards.
An education forum backed by The University of Western Australia will discuss how to boost Chinese language and cultural competency in WA as a way to strengthen bilateral ties with Australia's biggest trading partner.
Assistant Professor Ram Pandit from the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UWA has won research collaboration funding for his project ‘Forests, ecosystem services and communities: Lessons from Nepal Himalaya’, in collaboration with the University of Leeds and the University of York in the UK. The funding will take Assistant Professor Pandit to Nepal, as well as to the UK, to conduct his research.