One of Western Australia's oldest and rarest species of frog has been found to be extremely susceptible to changes in climate, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
New research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (ICHR) has found that children whose fathers smoked around the time of conception may have a 35 per cent higher risk of developing childhood leukaemia.
The 2011 UWA Business School research awards have recognised the outstanding work being conducted by the School's faculty.
Ahern Early Career Researcher Portfolio Awards, Dean's Best Paper Prizes, and Research Development Awards were presented to academics across the Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Organisations, and Marketing disciplines.
An independent report by a researcher at The University of Western Australia has found that shop trading hours in Western Australia should be fully deregulated. The report is the first of its kind to be undertaken in Western Australia.
One of the world's leading integrated energy companies Chevron has invested more than $5.7 million to establish an endowment capable of supporting a Professorial Chair in Gas Process Engineering in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.
A geotechnical engineer whose work is used to assess the stability of all major pipelines being designed to tap Australia's offshore gas resources is the overall winner of the WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia, today welcomed the appointment of leading paediatrician and infectious diseases specialist Professor Jonathan Carapetis as Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.