We recognise the importance of nutrition and exercise to well-being, but how does art affect health? This is exactly the question PhD candidate Christina Davies at The University of Western Australia is asking.
Research into honeybees, a clock for the Square Kilometre Array and the next generation ‘microscope in a needle' to find cancer will be among dozens of projects to receive a slice of almost $775,000 awarded by The University of Western Australia to collaborative research efforts across the globe.
A tool that determines just how much green space Perth people have access to and what needs to be provided to get them off the couch and back into the ‘great outdoors' has been developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Sustained physical activity can add years to life and substantially improve the quality of those years, according to the latest results of a long-term study into more than 12,000 elderly Western Australian men.
A consortium of scientists from 20 countries, including researchers from The University of Western Australia, has made a major breakthrough in understanding the genetic basis of the debilitating disorder, schizophrenia.
Ground-breaking collaborative research to improve longer-term health outcomes for preterm babies and better health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has underpinned the establishment of two new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centres of Research Excellence based at The University of Western Australia.
New research by a team including experts from the UWA-affiliated Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has proved a link between an enzyme known as "Lyn" and the blood disorder anaemia.
A gene known to affect hormone action in breast and prostate cancer cells has now been proven to have an impact on male fertility, according to research by a team including cancer specialists from The University of Western Australia.
If governments are serious about combatting obesity - which has almost doubled worldwide in 30 years - they should encourage land developers to provide neighbourhoods with high quality green spaces as well as access to a mix of service and convenience goods and public transport.
More committed Australian couples are choosing to live in two houses instead of one - and a researcher at The University of Western Australia wants to know how Living Apart Together (LAT) relationships might affect men.