A study led by The University of Western Australia that compared suicide rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people across the globe has revealed suicide rates are around two times higher in Indigenous populations, with the impact of colonisation a key cause.
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A University of Western Australia research project that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders, and could replace the usual invasive colonoscopy method, has won a top honour in the Innovator of the Year Awards.
Labour abuses including modern slavery are ‘hidden subsidies’ that allow distant-water fishing fleets to remain profitable and promote overfishing, according to new research from The University of Western Australia and the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia.
The Perth Arts Festival invites you to celebrate a world-class arts program, including several world premieres that are proudly stamped Made in WA andcelebrate the unique brilliance and beauty of Perth.
A new research partnership between The University of Western Australia and K+S Salt Australia will investigate the impact of cyclones and other weather events on water quality and the marine ecosystem in the north-west of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia’s Albany Campus is seeking volunteers to collect tiny plastic pellets, known as ‘nurdles’, which have washed up on the South Coast after a massive spill off the South African coast in October last year.
A new four-year $3.6 million research partnership between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Rio Tinto Iron Ore will lead to improved efficiency in geological modelling, through innovative data science solutions.