Dental health care

People affected by mental health at higher risk of poor dental outcomes

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia say more needs to be done to help improve the quality of dental health care for people who are affected by mental health issues.

Craig Cumming

Removing Medicare exclusion would improve prisoner health

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

An expert in prisoner health from The University of Western Australia is calling for the Federal Government to stop excluding prisoners from Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to improve health outcomes and ‘Close the Gap’ for Aboriginal people.

Study finds migrant women are more at risk of stillbirth

Study finds migrant women are more at risk of stillbirth

Monday, 8 October 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found women living in WA who are migrants or from non-white backgrounds are more at risk of having a stillborn baby.

Preterm baby

Old drug could have new use helping sick premature babies

Monday, 8 October 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Curtin University are investigating whether an old drug could be used to help very sick premature babies.

CTEC Critical Care Medicine Conference

Friday, 5 October 2018

On 15 September 2018, CTEC held their annual Critical Care Medicine Conference at The University Club of Western Australia. The conference was officially opened by The Honourable Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health.

Mark Holdsworth

Awards and achievements - September 2018

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.

Sam Salman

Kid-friendly chocolate formula helps the medicine go down

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have developed a winning medicine formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice, making it easier to treat sick children.

UWA Pharmacy Professor voted in the 2018 Top 12 Agenda Setters List

Friday, 7 September 2018

Professor Rhonda Clifford, Head of UWA’s School of Allied Health, was recently voted in the Australian Journal of Pharmacy’s (AJP) Top 12 Agenda Setters for 2018.

New breakthrough in the war against antibiotic resistance

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Scientists at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with researchers in Canada, have developed a new compound that can combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

UWA immuno-flowFISH team

UWA team wins Eureka prize

Thursday, 30 August 2018

A medical research team from The University of Western Australia has won the Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology.

UWA Dental School Research Day 2018

Friday, 24 August 2018

The UWA Dental School Research Day was held on Friday 22 June at the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research to showcase the exciting research being undertaken within the School. With 150 attendees, the day was extremely well attended, and maintains the increased interest in our research activities.

Professor David Mackey

$6 million federal funding boost for medical research

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $6 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from diabetes to stillbirth, heart health, eye disease and the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ+ young people.

John Newnham, Roger Cook and Matt Payne

New test could reduce preterm birth rate by 30 per cent

Monday, 13 August 2018

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and King Edward Memorial Hospital have teamed up with an Australian molecular diagnostics company to develop a new low-cost test to identify women at risk of delivering a preterm baby.

Therapeutic Goods Administration Tender Application Success

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

I am delighted to advise the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has awarded UWA as a prospective provider of Evaluation Reports in Medical and Scientific Evaluation Services.

Applications for 2018 Alumni Fund grants are now open

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Alumni Fund grants provide one-off financial contributions of up to $30,000 for innovative projects and activities that are focused on enhancing the student experience at UWA.

New Adjunct and Clinical Title Holders Guidelines

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The new Adjunct and Clinical Title Holders Guidelines and application is now available on our website.  

New and returning adjuncts are invited to submit an application form and required documentation online.  

These guidelines, application and processes were developed in consultation with Faculty and university stakeholders. They are intended to help applicants and staff involved in the assessment process, and ensure consistent and fair governance.

Call to submit content for new Faculty publication

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Later this year the Faculty will launch its first edition of a newly redesigned magazine. The publication will illustrate the strength of our current research and achievements across the Faculty and in doing so will keep alumni informed of the goings on in their alma mater, and importantly, will also help to cultivate important relationships with external stakeholders: industry, government, affiliated institutes and centres, the media and community.

UWA Dental School: Henry Schein Halas Visit

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

In recognition and appreciation of Henry Schein Halas, Mr Mike Covey, Vice President & Managing Director, Mrs Gayle Jones, WA Branch Manager, and Ms Teresa Swarbrick, Sales Specialist Corporate & Government were invited to visit the UWA Dental School on 19th October 2017 to view the new Oral Radiology Suite and particularly to see the new Planmeca ProMax 3D Max ProFace Cone Beam Computed Tomography unit which was generously supported by Henry Schein Halas. During the visit, a tour was undertaken of the new clinical laboratories and the new CAD CAM facilities.

Dental School's 70th Anniversary 1946-2017

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The Dental School is proud to celebrate its 70th Anniversary.

It gives me great pleasure to be the Head of School of Dentistry in this special year. To celebrate this auspicious occasion we have planned a number of events, one of which took place in March.

UWA Dental School Family Fun Day 2017

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The UWA Dental School's Family Fun Day was held on 25 February 2017 at the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA) to welcome alumni back to the School and showcase the cutting-edge facilities available to students and ultimately for the care of our patients. The day was full of fun and activity, with many visitors who explored the Centre surprised and excited to see how it has changed.

Tours were conducted by volunteer students who led visitors through many areas, including the following: