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]
Preserving nerve cells after traumatic injury and stroke, understanding why prolonged stretching reduces muscle force, and the relevance of time of day to memories are among the research topics to be presented by Perth's top young neuroscientists at The University of Western Australia next Thursday (27 September).
A proposal co-sponsored by France and Italy to plan the Southern Hemisphere's first full-scale gravity wave observatory (GWO) near Gingin (80km north of Perth) will be discussed at a three-day international workshop "Physics for the Future" hosted by The University of Western Australia on September 27-29.
Professor Moira Clay from The University of Western Australia affiliated Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has taken over the reins of a key international body designed to support research administrators and managers across Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Ashley Smith, an Honours graduate from The University of Western Australia's School of Music, has laid claim to the title "musical genius" in winning the prestigious MCA Freedman Fellowship for classical music.
Childhood vaccines do not cause autism. Barack Obama was born in the United States. And global warming is confirmed by science, yet many people believe claims to the contrary. A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia explores why people continue to deny truths that can have a profound impact on politics, health and society in general.
Western Australia's Chief Justice Wayne Martin, former Federal Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Fred Chaney and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda are among the speakers at this year's National Indigenous Legal Conference, to be held in WA for the first time next month.