Professor Allan Kermode and MS researchers

Breakthrough research holds clues about MS cause

Thursday, 11 August 2011

In one of the largest human genetic studies ever undertaken, scientists have identified the major common genetic variants that contribute to the cause of the devastating neurologic disease, multiple sclerosis (MS).

Stones leave no emotions unturned

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Humans' relationship with stone was the focus of a recent gathering of minds for the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

UWA Podiatric Surgery Clinic opens

Monday, 8 August 2011

A new Podiatric Surgery Clinic at The University of Western Australia will encourage clinical research in podiatric surgery, offer reduced fees for elective foot surgery patients and provide much-needed training for postgraduate students.

Dr Louise Wedlock

Seeing gold in tumours

Monday, 8 August 2011

Using gold as a potential treatment for cancer could become a reality thanks to a combination of imaging techniques.

Bumper week of science celebration at UWA

Thursday, 4 August 2011

To celebrate National Science Week from August 13 to 21, The University of Western Australia is hosting several public and schools events. They include:

Emotion Labour: Playing Nice in the Workplace

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

The knowledge economy may be the way of Australia's future but, says UWA Business School Assistant Professor Catherine Leighton, it is also an economy that places emotional demands on the nation's workers.

 Dr Eric Moses

Leading genetic scientist to head UWA Centre

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Internationally recognised authority in genetic epidemiology Dr Eric Moses has been appointed Winthrop Professor and Director of the Centre for Genetic Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Western Australia.

Photo courtesy Professor Wies Nowinski, ASTAR, Singapore

Brain biomechanics book outlines new lifesaving techniques

Monday, 1 August 2011

The first comprehensive reference book about the biomechanics of the brain has been edited by The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Karol Miller, head of the University's Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory - the world's most cited laboratory working in the field.

Winthrop Professor John Newnham

Western women more likely to have preterm babies

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Women in Western Australia are almost three times more likely to give birth to preterm babies compared to women in China, according to a new joint study by researchers in WA and China.

A new way to measure the expansion of the universe

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

A PhD student from The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Perth has produced one of the most accurate measurements ever made of how fast the Universe is expanding.