Winthrop Professor David Mackey, the new Managing Director of the Lions Eye Institute, is QAS both environmental and genetic factors appear to play a role in short and long sightedness. He was commenting on NSW research which found the amount of time spent outdoors protected people from becoming short-sighted.“So if someone is inside studying all the time then they won’t spend much time outdoors, so if we can identify children who might be at risk of that happening, we might be able to intervene and suggest that Johnny might need to be sent outside more often,” Professor Mackey said.
Dr Mark Wood’s hands-on puzzles have been the biggest sellers in a couple of Australia’s leading department store toy sections for the past five years and have won numerous awards here and in the US and the UK.
Like you and I, John*, a research volunteer for the B-VITAge study, has personal goals. On face value, John is a pretty ordinary bloke, sixty five years old, tertiary educated and gainfully employed. John, however, has been feeling trapped and not able to move forward because of depression. He has been feeling like this for over 30 years.
The University of Western Australia today signed two memoranda of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, furthering the University's links with international collaborators as it aims to be counted among the world's top 50 universities by 2050.
Recent research conducted at The University of Western Australia (UWA) School of Animal Biology and Institute of Agriculture (IOA) has shown that when it comes to getting sheep in the mood and those reproductive juices flowing, nothing beats a little novelty.
A language professor from The University of Western Australia is researching remnants of French culture in ex-colonies throughout the world - and in the process, sampling croissants and coffee in unlikely places.