Heart

Research helps treatment of heart attacks and angina in Aboriginal people

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia into the management of Aboriginal heart patients has found that while treatment is improving, more work is needed to ensure that rural patients are getting treatments that match those that are recommended.

DNA

Science event brings to life the fascinating world of biology

Friday, 12 August 2016

The weird and wonderful world of biology will be on display at a series of free workshops and events open to the public at The University of Western Australia on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 August, as part of National Science Week.

Australia home to some of the most ancient soils in the world

Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Newcastle University (UK) have discovered copper levels in the soil affect the delicate balance of microbes responsible for soil nitrification, which affects how well crops grow.

Researchers aim to boost physical activity in preschoolers

Monday, 8 August 2016

The University of Western Australia is teaming up with partners in the early education and care sector to find ways to improve young’s children’s physical activity, health and development.

EECE PhD student Shenglong Yu

EECE PhD Student is the first prize winner of the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest

Thursday, 4 August 2016

EECE postgraduate, Shenglong Yu, won First Prize at the IEEE Australia Council 2015 Student Paper Contest. The contest is an opportunity for students in the electrical and electronics and related engineering disciplines to showcase their work.

Gallium nanoparticles

Perpetual 'ice-water' solid-liquid state revealed in gallium nanoparticles

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Imagine placing ice cubes into a glass of water and having the ice cubes remain unchanged and in the same state for hours, even under intense heat or freezing conditions.

Faba Beans Field Walk

Growing legumes the solution to human health and sustainable food production

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Wider consumption of grain legumes is the answer to improving human health and meeting the increasing global demand for food, according to research published in Nature Plants today by The University of Western Australia researchers and collaborators.

Bee

Male bees fight back against STDs

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Scientists at The University of Western Australia are a step closer to protecting honey bees from a widespread disease that causes dysentery and weakens hives considerably.

Researchers from UWA with St Barts CEO and community representative

Stable housing for homeless will save millions each year

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

A new study from The University of Western Australia has found that providing stable public housing for homeless people could save the Western Australian health system more than $16 million a year.

Students from China and Vietnam

UWA welcomes Chinese and Vietnamese students

Monday, 1 August 2016

More than 130 medical and health science students from China and Vietnam are spending a month at The University of Western Australia participating in a research training program.