A 19-year-old student from The University of Western Australia who is passionate about how data and economics can be used to tackle global challenges, is the recipient of the prestigious New Colombo Plan ASEAN Fellowship.
Nearly 90 per cent of Australian children aged 11 to 17 are not meeting current recommendations on daily physical activity, according to an international study by researchers at the World Health Organization.
Climate change is causing previously temperate oceans to become more tropical with coral reef fish moving south, settling in and changing how things work in their new temperate neighbourhood, according to a study by The University of Western Australia and international researchers.
Personalised screening could improve the diagnosis of bowel cancer and re-shape the future of Australia’s National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP), according to new research at The University of Western Australia.
A research team led by The University of Western Australia has found that our cells deteriorate and share fewer resources as we age, which can lead to the onset of diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, cardiovascular disease and cancers.
Some freshwater plants are expected to undergo radical changes as bicarbonate concentrations increase in lakes due to acidification, deforestation and use of nitrogen fertilisers according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia.
Five researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded almost $2.05 million in Federal Government funding for projects that range from investigating Australian rare breed poultry and livestock conservation to working out whether cutting-edge cognitive approaches can help those with severe anxiety.