Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with Australian molecular diagnostics company SpeeDx to commercialise a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of premature birth. Based on research and results of clinical trials they predict the test could reduce premature birth by up to 30 per cent.
More than 40 Year 10 and 11 Indigenous students from across the State will spend their school holidays at The University of Western Australia for the annual Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp where they will learn about future career opportunities.
New research led by The University of Western Australia has shown that the social conditions that a male experiences while growing up can influence the amount of X and Y chromosome sperm that he produces as an adult.
A new study on kangaroo paws by The University of Western Australia and researchers at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens has challenged existing views that plants favour long distance rather than short distance pollination to reproduce.
Students at The University of Western Australia have taken out all four finalist places in a new Aboriginal STEM Student of the Year category in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards, announced by WA Premier Mark McGowan.