Families celebrating Australia Day at Matilda Bay on Thursday will be able to hear music while they swim in the Swan River, thanks to a group of young scientists from The University of Western Australia.
A new investigation into the impacts of electronic gadgets has revealed that the removal of these devices for a couple of days does not affect sleep quality or influence performance in young elite athletes. The results suggest that to encourage optimal athletic performance, we should instead just let teenagers sleep in.
A ground-breaking Western Australian medical trial, involving babies with breathing problems, has determined that a laryngeal mask (a medical device that keeps a patient's airway open) is the preferred option over an endotracheal tube during minor surgical procedures.
A scientific expedition off the coast of Western Australia led to researchers from The University of Western Australia, the Western Australian Museum and Scripps Institution of Oceanography catching a rare glimpse of the newly discovered ruby seadragon in the wild.
The 2017 Perth Writers Festival program brings more than 100 celebrated writers, thinkers, artists and activists from around the world to Western Australia for a provoking and inspiring literary weekend this February.
A research scientist from The University of Western Australia with a mission to increase food security in East Africa has been named the first Australian-based Senior TED Fellow in the history of the program.
A device being developed by researchers from The University of Western Australia will improve dental procedures, significantly reduce the time they take and potentially lower dental treatment costs through new virtual (augmented) reality technology.
The University of Western Australia has joined the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network to help tackle some of the world’s most pressing environmental, social and economic problems.
An Australian-first study led by The University of Western Australia has surveyed those who have experienced family and domestic violence to identify the top ten priorities for future research into one of the nation’s most serious problems.
A new study led by The University of Western Australia has demonstrated for the first time that plants can learn about their environment by making links between events, an ability thought to be exclusive to animals.