The University of Western Australia has been awarded platinum status and listed in the top 15 for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) inclusion at the 2017 Australian LGBTI Inclusion and Diversity Awards....[Read more]
A team of international archaeologists has confirmed evidence from a remote cave in Australia’s North West that pushes back human occupation of Australia to around 50,000 years ago. The discovery is of international significance in providing one of the earliest age brackets for the settlement of Australia. It also has the longest record of dietary fauna providing unprecedented insights into the lifeways of the earliest Australians....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Deakin University will partner WA’s key cultural institutions including the Museum, State Library and Art Gallery, as well as the British Museum, to investigate the State’s collection of historical items from pre-colonial to modern times....[Read more]
A team of scientists from The University of Western Australia has developed a screening test that quickly confirms antibiotic efficacy. Their method is able to ensure the most effective antibiotics are prescribed sooner....[Read more]
A new book that explains how close Australia came to being a French colony instead of British will be launched on Friday at The University of Western Australia by the wife of the Governor of Western Australia, Mrs Tonya McCusker.
The first students to complete their degree in medicine at The University of Western Australia's new Medical School, rather than having to study interstate or overseas, are celebrating 50 years since they became doctors.
The University of Western Australia strengthened its reputation as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $21.7 million in Federal Government major grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.
A Swiss primatologist who arrived at The University of Western Australia in April to work in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology probably won't mind too much if his students start ‘monkeying around' occasionally in class.
A study examining the appropriateness of referrals to the Royal Perth Hospital emergency department by the national telephone triage service healthdirect has spotlighted the lack of access to after-hours health care.