A celebration for UWA’s high achieving health and medical students was held on Wednesday, 9 August, with the Faculty Prize Ceremony Breakfast. Professor Sean Hood welcomed all guests which included the student winners, prize donors, alumni and Faculty academics.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have taken a step forward in the fight against high blood pressure after the first human trials of a ground-breaking treatment produced successful results.
Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, has been awarded the most prestigious award in the country for young researchers – the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science for 2017.
Dr Willem (Joost) Lesterhuis, a researcher with the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases at the University of Western Australia was recently awarded a NHMRC Excellence Award for being the top ranked RD Wright Biomedical career development fellowship applicant.
The University of Western Australia’s Dr Gabrielle Brand was awarded the Flinders University ANZAHPE Award for Excellence in Health Professions Education for her research and innovative resource to support excellence in the delivery of patient-centred health care.
Groundbreaking new research linking obesity and metabolic dysfunction to a problem in the energy generators in cells has been published by researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and The University of Western Australia.
Leading autism researcher, Professor Andrew Whitehouse from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, has today been named a finalist in the 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science.
A Perth study, led by researchers from The University of Western Australian, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University and the Western Australian Cohort (Raine) Study has discovered that a significant part of the risk for fatty liver in teenagers is linked to their parent’s health and lifestyle before and during their mother’s pregnancy.
Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function of an important bacterial protein in Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers.
Western Australia’s innovation, entrepreneurship and research expertise was celebrated last night at The University of Western Australia’s inaugural IQ Awards, held at Crawley's historic Masonic Hall. The event saw three very different projects awarded for their impact and ingenuity.
Western Australia’s Chief Scientist, one of Australia’s most highly cited astronomers and one of the State’s top public servants are among 12 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The Federal Government has announced $3.1 million funding for a national project to train the next generation of biomedical researchers to create and develop the skills and technology within Australia to deliver personalised medicines.