Australia's higher education system appeared to level the playing field in terms of academic achievement for students, regardless of their socio-economic status (SES) background, according to a new study....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that that brain stimulation may help retrain unhelpful cognitive habits associated with anxiety and depression. The paper was published today in the international journal Biological Psychiatry....[Read more]
A project by students from The University of Western Australia and Mars One astronaut candidate Josh Richards has reached the finals of an international competition to land vital experiments on the Red Planet....[Read more]
Four staff members from The University of Western Australia have won acclaim for their teaching in the 2011 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.
Detention of asylum-seekers, the Holocaust, German Army war crimes, Nazism and Stalinist genocide are some of the topics to be presented by six top historians and social scientists at a major international conference at The University of Western Australia from 11 - 14 July.
A small team of researchers from the WA Department of Agriculture and Food, private consultants, The University of Western Australia and Curtin University are examining how broad-acre farms are adapting to a variable and seemingly changing climate. The team has now been awarded national funding under priority research to assist Australian communities prepare for climate change.
The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Professor Kadambot Siddique, Clinical Professor Jack Goldblatt and Honorary Doctor Alex Campbell have been named Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year's Queen's Birthday honours.
In work that could aid regeneration of bushfire-affected landscapes, it has been found that the germination of seeds of the red and green kangaroo paw - Western Australia's floral emblem - are greatly stimulated by the poison cyanide.
A research study at The University of Western Australia is analysing how online communication and social media can influence consumer behaviour with the aim of increasing sustainable energy-saving within Australian households.