Researchers from The University of Western Australia say the key to decreasing stillbirth in Australian women who were born overseas lies in early care and good information provided at the start of pregnancy.
Seven students have been awarded prestigious Forrest Scholarships to carry out research at The University of Western Australia. Their research will be focused on developing solutions to complex global challenges. They join another scholarship recipient who will study at Curtin University and one who will study at Murdoch University.
The University of Western Australia will lead the new Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre set to position Australia as a global leader in the development and testing of new LNG and Hydrogen technologies.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture and University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute have discovered that high levels of genetic diversity and dominant genes in grain crops such as wheat, barley or rice leads to the production of greater yields in hybrid varieties.
Healthcare innovation in Western Australia has received a boost under a new initiative that will help Australia’s brightest minds in medicine, business, research and engineering develop into medtech entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups.
The University of Western Australia’s Associate Professor Britta Bienen has been awarded the prestigious John Booker Medal in Engineering Science for her contribution towards improving the safety and reliability of offshore foundations.
Stunning ‘gardens’ of deep-sea corals have been discovered in the Bremer Canyon Marine Park by Australian and international scientists during an oceanographic expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor.
Leading water and coastal engineering experts from The University of Western Australia warn one of the biggest risks facing Australia is water security, with some regional towns experiencing water shortage to the point where they are unable to respond to bushfires and coastal areas at risk from rising sea levels.
People who incorporate sprints into their exercise may be more likely to make healthier food choices after their workout, according to a new study by The University of Western Australia and James Cook University.