Up to 8,000 medical students, including those from The University of Western Australia, will get access to mental health first aid training over the next two years under an agreement between the Australian government and Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand....[Read more]
A University of Western Australia scientist is part of a global team of astronomers that have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy – described as a “cosmic ring of fire” – as it existed 11 billion years ago....[Read more]
Big and strong cyclones have the potential to damage coral reefs up to 1000km away from their paths, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science....[Read more]
As the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, University of Western Australia researchers are part of a new study designed to prepare parents and government for a potential Australia-wide vaccination program....[Read more]
In response to physical distancing requirements imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, exercise physiology students from The University of Western Australia are now offering exercise fitness and rehabilitation consultations to the local community using online telehealth.
A researcher from The University of Western Australia has highlighted the ethical choices faced by healthcare professionals as they decide who is allocated scarce life-saving medical resources during the COVID-19 crisis.
A project that aims to learn more about WA’s ancient past through rock art and climate change in the Dampier Archipelago, research into ways of enhancing wellbeing in Australians and scientists examining community experiences of urban development, have received a combined $3.1 million in research funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council.
Published today in Nature, an international team of researchers has observed a massive, rotating disk galaxy just 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang—1.5 billion years earlier in cosmic history than astronomers had expected to find such a galaxy based on previous studies. The research has fuelled debate about how galaxies in the early Universe assembled.
Two University of Western Australia research projects looking to improve health and patient outcomes have received a combined $2.7 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
A second-year Doctor of Dental Medicine postgraduate student from The University of Western Australia is this year’s recipient of the Country Women’s Association of Western Australia Rural Dental Scholarship.
Mental health researchers at The University of Western Australia’s Young Lives Matter Foundation are moving closer to accurately identifying individuals at greater risk of suicide, so timely support can be directed to safeguard them.