A public health researcher whose groundbreaking work has helped prevent birth defects and a biomedical scientist who helped pioneer a microscope-in-a-needle to detect cancer cells are two of eight leading academics from The University of Western Australia among 15 finalists in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have revealed that 3D-printing can be used to create a resonant microwave cavity via an aluminium-silicon alloy that shows superconductivity when cooled below the critical temperature of aluminium....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests....[Read more]
A team of marine scientists led by The University of Western Australia have uncovered the extinction of a kelp forest ecosystem along 100 kilometres of Western Australia’s coastline, following a heatwave that occurred in 2011....[Read more]
Efforts to reduce alcohol-related harm in Australia are being frustrated by high levels of alcohol advertising on television, particularly at times when children are likely to be watching, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia.
An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with a positive attitude.
Science alone may not be able to describe every aspect of complex environmental systems, but a little local knowledge gives it a better chance, according to a young researcher at The University of Western Australia.
The memory of medical missionary and anti-slavery campaigner Dr David Livingstone will be evoked when a field microscope to detect malaria, tuberculosis, infections caused by HIV/AIDS and other diseases is donated this month to a Malawi mining community.
A former East German junior fencing champion who now researches bushfire psychology at The University of Western Australia was invited to be a keynote speaker at a recent 17-nation conference on migration in Geneva.