Groundbreaking new research linking obesity and metabolic dysfunction to a problem in the energy generators in cells has been published by researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Phil Watson to the role of Shell Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen research and industry collaboration in WA’s offshore petroleum industry....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has become the first university in the world to join the United Nations international nuclear verification program, using UWA's advanced ion microprobe technology to help monitor global nuclear safeguards.
On behalf of The University of Western Australia (UWA) and The University of Queensland (UQ), and their staff, we wish to express our profound sadness at the sudden death of young scientist, Dr Sean Barrett, early last Friday morning. We also extend our sincere ccondolences to the family of Mr Kuldeep Singh, the young taxi driver who was driving Sean, and whose life was also tragically ended.
Addressing the needs of unpaid carers of older Aboriginal people, The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II and the long-term consequences of IVF treatment on offspring are among 50 research projects to benefit from new medical grants totalling more than $31 million for The University of Western Australia.
Whale sharks, the world's biggest fish, can dive to chilly waters hundreds of metres deep but they need to return to the surface to warm up, according to a new study led by researchers from The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute.
Are we really making progress? The answer is a definite ‘yes' according to Professor Joseph Trapani, from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne, who will be the special guest at the 2012 Wesfarmer' Harry Perkins Oration, to be held at The University of Western Australia on 2 November.
The Ramaciotti Foundations last night awarded two researchers from The University of Western Australia nearly $145,000 to help better understand the risk of life-threatening infections in premature babies and the genetics of glaucoma, the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness.
‘For me, a poem is an activist thing, and every poem is an act of responsibility,' says this year's winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for poetry, Professor John Kinsella from The University of Western Australia.
An education forum backed by The University of Western Australia will discuss how to boost Chinese language and cultural competency in WA as a way to strengthen bilateral ties with Australia's biggest trading partner.