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media-use to less than two hours a day are out of date and ‘virtually impossible'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.
Every minute, a child dies from malaria
in Africa and with malaria parasites resistant to traditional treatments, a new
finding by a researcher from Papua New Guinea - where malaria is also a serious
concern - is good news.
Traditional conservation measures, such
as local ‘Tabus' - areas periodically closed to fishing - have typically been
the sole approach to fisheries management in the tropical western Pacific. A team of international experts is meeting in
Albany this week to find out how effective these areas actually are in
providing communities with long-term food security.