New iPad app supports diagnosis

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's Centre for Software Practice (CSP) has released a new iPad application which helps clinicians to choose the most appropriate diagnostic imaging examinations in a wide range of clinical scenarios.

Study finds antioxidants boost male fertility

Monday, 18 July 2011

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Monash University have discovered dietary antioxidants can help maintain male fertility.

Winthrop Professor Tom O'Donoghue

High acclaim for UWA historian-educator

Thursday, 14 July 2011

A Gaelic language enthusiast and education expert at The University of Western Australia's Graduate School of Education was this week elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS).

Clearer view for Zadko Telescope to find new planets

Thursday, 14 July 2011

The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Gingin-based Zadko Telescope will get a clearer view thanks to an agreement signed between UWA and the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) that enhances the partnership between these two organisations.

Hunger-beating 'Seeds of Life' for Timor-Leste

Monday, 11 July 2011

A program to alleviate hunger in Timor-Leste has been deemed a success leading to an agreement to continue the program into a third phase.

Professor Carlos Duarte

Leading oceanographer in bid to save last frontier

Monday, 11 July 2011

Ocean:  Opportunities in Exploring the Planet's Last Frontier is the title of the Inaugural Professorial Oration by Director of The University of Western Australia Oceans Institute, Professor Carlos Duarte.

What about me? UWA researcher to examine declining concern for climate change

Thursday, 7 July 2011

As the scientific evidence for climate change becomes more convincing, the public appears to show a paradoxical decline in interest and recognition of the problem, according to a researcher from The University of Western Australia.

Researchers hit the ground running

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Five early career researchers have been recognised at The University of Western Australia for having written the best published articles or books of the year in work that breaks new ground in five fields.

Picture courtesy of Dianne Krikke, UWA

Researchers identify key prey of rock lobster larvae

Thursday, 7 July 2011

A team of national and international marine researchers has identified the key prey of western rock lobster larvae, a finding that has important implications for the future of the country's most valuable fishery.

Assistant Professor Ullrich Ecker

Why we believe lies even after they are proved wrong

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Humans are taught from an early age to tell the truth so if we realise the facts have been misrepresented, we do our best to set the record straight.  But a study from The University of Western Australia found even clear warnings to ignore misinformation can't erase the damage done.