A Swiss primatologist who arrived at The University of Western Australia in April to work in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology probably won't mind too much if his students start ‘monkeying around' occasionally in class.
A study examining the appropriateness of referrals to the Royal Perth Hospital emergency department by the national telephone triage service healthdirect has spotlighted the lack of access to after-hours health care.
WA's Great Southern will host a new world-class centre for rural medicine and natural resource management with today's opening of The University of Western Australia's $6.2 million UWA Albany Science Building.
Western Australians recruited into an international study on pancreatic cancer may have helped researchers move closer to relegating the disease from its position as the fourth leading cause of cancer death.
Farmers around the world are a step closer to eliminating the chemical spraying of field peas for the destructive pea weevil, thanks to research by agricultural scientists from The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia has become the first university in the world to join the United Nations international nuclear verification program, using UWA's advanced ion microprobe technology to help monitor global nuclear safeguards.
Addressing the needs of unpaid carers of older Aboriginal people, The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II and the long-term consequences of IVF treatment on offspring are among 50 research projects to benefit from new medical grants totalling more than $31 million for The University of Western Australia.
Whale sharks, the world's biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute.
Are we really making progress? The answer is a definite ‘yes' according to Professor Joseph Trapani, from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne, who will be the special guest at the 2012 Wesfarmer' Harry Perkins Oration, to be held at The University of Western Australia on 2 November.