Ivan Lin

Study recommends new ways to treat musculoskeletal pain

Monday, 18 March 2019

A new study led by The University of Western Australia has identified 11 recommendations to help health professionals and patients better manage musculoskeletal problems. The study comes after the team found many musculoskeletal problems were not being managed effectively.

Dr Sally Brinkman

Child health researcher wins national excellence award

Thursday, 14 March 2019

A child health researcher from The University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute has been recognised with a national Research Excellence Award.

Study highlights ways to improve fishing practices

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Stanford University have confirmed eco-labels on seafood are a trusted way for consumers to ensure they are buying sustainable seafood products and also encourage the seafood industry to be more sustainable.

Shark deterrent research

Research finds some shark deterrents don't work as well

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Shark researchers from The University of Western Australia have found that one of the personal shark deterrents commercially available in WA is not effective in deterring sharks.


PROSH to liven up Perth streets

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

People are encouraged to carry loose change on Wednesday 20 March as costume-clad students from The University of Western Australia will hit the streets from 7am to sell the annual edition of the satirical PROSH student newspaper.

Ramon Wenzel low res

Centre for Social Impact researcher recognised in pro bono awards

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

A Research Assistant Professor from The University of Western Australia who is passionate about supporting the not-for-profit workforce has been recognised in the Pro Bono 2018 Impact 25 Awards.

Extinct bee

'Extinct' bee found on the outskirts of Perth

Friday, 8 March 2019

A native bee species believed to be extinct has been found during a survey of insect pollinators in a remnant of banksia woodland at Pinjar in Perth’s northern suburbs.

Justin Geldard

Awards and achievements - February 2019

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Outdoor play at home key for young children's health and development

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

A simple sandpit, swing or cubby house in the backyard are all that are needed to help preschoolers get enough outdoor play time at home, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia.

Slate pencil urchin

Study warns marine heatwaves causing massive destruction

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

A study by an international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia reveals the massive damage marine heatwaves are causing to the marine environment wherever they occur.