Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Burn Injury Research Unit are seeking people with keloid scarring to trial a new treatment that could halt growth of the scars while avoiding the side effects of current treatment.
Assistant Professor Ram Pandit from the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UWA has won research collaboration funding for his project ‘Forests, ecosystem services and communities: Lessons from Nepal Himalaya’, in collaboration with the University of Leeds and the University of York in the UK. The funding will take Assistant Professor Pandit to Nepal, as well as to the UK, to conduct his research.
Increased crime rates could be an unexpected consequence of trade liberalisation for a number of developing countries, according to UWA Business School researchers.
Winthrop Professor Peter Robertson, along with colleagues from the UWA Business School and the University of New South Wales, examined the rates of thefts and burglaries in 72 countries between 1980 and 2008.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia today welcomed the State Government announcement of $6.85m over four years for shark mitigation education and research, and the opportunity to work more closely with other organisations on the issue.
A world-class research facility that aims to protect thousand of kilometres of underwater oil and gas pipelines worth billions of dollars from destructive cyclones has won a major award for a team of engineers at The University of Western Australia.