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From 2014, postgraduate business students at The University of Western Australia and The University of Adelaide will be able to complete a second year of study in Europe while earning a second master's degree.
Public transport access to The University of Western Australia has been boosted with this week's launch of a new high-frequency bus service linking UWA and the QEII Medical Centre with Perth Central and Underground train stations as well as the Esplanade Busport.
Medical students from city backgrounds who are exposed to rural practice during their training are increasingly being converted to life in the bush, a new study by the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) has found.
A team of world leaders in the growing scientific field of biomolecular interaction has received an Australian Research Council Linkage Grant to help them develop world-leading technology, which will in turn help discover novel treatments for cancer and other disorders.
A genome biologist from The University of Western Australia who developed advanced techniques to accurately map millions of DNA modifications throughout the genome has won the Australian Academy of Science's Ruth Stephens Gani Medal for 2014.
Crop disease costs Australia millions of dollars every year and threatens Western Australia's annual yield of 11 million tonnes of wheat worth $2.8 billion. Researchers at The University of Western Australia believe they can lower the risk if they teach farmers and farm consultants, or agronomists, how better to recognise a problem in their crops as soon as they see it. Ninety per cent of WA farmers consult an agronomist.
Physicists from around the country have launched a nation-wide project that expands Australian participation in US and European gravitational wave research - and the ability to ‘listen' to the formation of black holes
This year's Beazley Medal winner, Katerina Chua, is among ten of the State's highest-achieving students who have accepted UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia.
Over the past 30 years, improvements in cancer treatments have resulted in better cancer survival in the wider community. Unfortunately, these same benefits have not been seen for Indigenous Australians who continue to experience much poorer outcomes after diagnosis with cancer.
First cousins Aurora Milroy and Rebecca Hutchens have not only just finished their professional degrees at the same time at The University of Western Australia - they have also become the first Indigenous students to be awarded, respectively, First Class Honours in Law and the Australian Medical Association Prize, which is the top prize in Medicine.
Optimal levels of testosterone - meaning neither low nor high - in older men are associated with better survival, according to a study recently published by a team of UWA researchers in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
A new discovery is challenging a theory that is almost half a century old, could explain why the south-west of WA is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, and could help to preserve exquisitely adapted plants and animals.