Students shine in health research

Thursday, 15 January 2009

A conference initiated by UWA medical students to showcase undergraduate health research has proven so successful in its second year that it could become a national event.

A broken surf board highlights injuries seen in general practice

Thursday, 15 January 2009

The notion of the general practice rooms being a research laboratory is beginning to be recognised, especially in the Eastern States.

Made to mentor

Thursday, 15 January 2009

A sixth-year medical student who won an award for his outstanding efforts as a volunteer mentor to other medical students hopes to continue to support students during his years as a hospital doctor.

Hone facial trauma management skills

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Health professionals will have the chance to brush up on the emergency management of dental and facial trauma in the sporting arena at a congress in Perth next year.

The Word is Out - Faculty in the News

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Quoted As Saying

The West Australian:

Influencing clinical practice – medical research is the key

Thursday, 15 January 2009

An international expert on immunology and transplant matching is a believer in getting an early taste of medical research before the demands of work and family make it trickier.

Intense exposure to research cements lifelong career plans

Thursday, 15 January 2009

Professor Terry Nolan, Foundation Head of the University of Melbourne School of Population Health, says the Bachelor of Medicine Science degree was profoundly life-changing.

Sino-Australian cancer research links stronger

Thursday, 15 January 2009

A Faculty team has added to its success in establishing a multi-faceted international research program with China on the anticancer properties of green tea by winning a prestigious national award.

Teaching on the Run takes off and picks up more health professions

Thursday, 15 January 2009

A staff development program for clinical teachers in medicine has been so popular that it has been expanded and rolled out to other health professionals.

Unlikely pairing - engineers team up with surgical oncologists

Thursday, 15 January 2009

An unusual partnership between a group of surgeons and engineers at UWA is showing promising results that could change the way cancer is detected.

Rural research calls to country-born student

Thursday, 15 January 2009

The winner of a rural award for medical students will head to the UK next year to examine why rural cancer patients have poorer survival rates than their urban counterparts.

CAMDH looks to an excellent future

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

A Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Medical Education is being mooted for UWA.

The Dean’s Desk - By Professor Ian Puddey, Dean

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Season’s greetings to all our readers. As 2008 draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect on some of the achievements of another demanding year.

Regrowing body parts damaged by disease or injury

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Regenerative medicine is a new buzzword in biomedical research and describes an emerging area of medicine, according to a leading Faculty investigator.

Medical students head to and from China on scholarships

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

A student exchange program with China is proving popular, with UWA fifth-year medical students choosing to do elective placements of six weeks at a major hospital in Nanjing after winning scholarships

Helping people with mental illness to help themselves

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

In a bid to help redress the health inequities for people with mental illness in WA, the HealthRight project, jointly partnered by the Faculty, has been successfully encouraging this group to visit th