Children’s literacy from an early age is critical to their development. Research undertaken by the Telethon Kids Institute discovered the frequency with which joint attention and adult child book reading occurs has an effect on vocabulary levels particularly by the time of school entry.
An international research team has made a major discovery that a rare inherited bleeding syndrome is caused by a gene mutation – but researchers were also surprised to find a link between the mutation and certain types of cancer.
An international team of biologists has discovered how the same genes are turned on in mammals, fish and amphibians early in embryonic development, making them look incredibly similar for a brief period of time.
Current approaches to managing marine ecosystems are failing to tackle their alarming degradation, according to an international research team that includes scientists from The University of Western Australia.
A Perth study led by researchers from The University of Western Australia has found that participation in a local mothers’ group (facilitated or parent-led) is linked to mothers’ who have a positive mental well-being.
The study of gravitational waves is one of a number of research areas that will benefit from ‘Pople’, a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster which is the latest addition to the Faculty of Science at The University of Western Australia.