A 23-year-old medical graduate from The University of Western Australia with a passion for working with children and mental health issues has been named one of Australia's three Rhodes Scholars at Large.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with international colleagues, have identified four new genetic regions that influence birth weight providing further evidence that genes as well as maternal nutrition are important for growth in the womb.
More rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia last weekend, and numbers will rise again next year under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.
A research team from The University of Western Australia's School of Paediatrics and Child Health (SPACH) has won a slice of a $1 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fund an international study which could lead to earlier and more effective treatment of HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Graduates, staff members and students from The University of Western Australia have been recognised as finalists in this year's Australian of the Year Awards for WA, which will be announced on Saturday 24 November.
Three leading researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliates, the Lions Eye Institute and WA Institute for Medical Research, are among the winners of this year's WA Young Tall Poppy Awards.
The University of Western Australia's School of Dentistry is the first in Australia to introduce cutting-edge technology into dental training with a machine that creates a realistic sense of touch in a virtual environment to simulate dental procedures.
The University of Western Australia's School of Dentistry will tomorrow (Friday 16 November) be among the first in Australia to launch cutting-edge technology to dental training, creating a virtual environment to simulate dental procedures.
The discovery of a new treatment for the incurable muscle-wasting disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) has won the top prize for a medical research team from The University of Western Australia at the 2012 WA Innovator of the Year Awards announced today.
Western Australians suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have contributed to a large-scale international genetic research project that has moved a step closer to understanding the causes of these diseases and potential basis of some complications from treatment.
The first students to complete their degree in medicine at The University of Western Australia's new Medical School, rather than having to study interstate or overseas, are celebrating 50 years since they became doctors.