A new investigation into the impacts of electronic gadgets has revealed that the removal of these devices for a couple of days does not affect sleep quality or influence performance in young elite athletes. The results suggest that to encourage optimal athletic performance, we should instead just let teenagers sleep in....[Read more]
A ground-breaking Western Australian medical trial, involving babies with breathing problems, has determined that a laryngeal mask (a medical device that keeps a patient's airway open) is the preferred option over an endotracheal tube during minor surgical procedures....[Read more]
The Perth International Arts Festival has launched the second half of its outdoor summer season which includes Lotterywest Festival films, some of which will be shown at UWA’s Somerville....[Read more]
Senior Honorary Animal Biology Research Fellow Emeritus Professor David Lindsay has been honoured for his inspiring influence on WA's agricultural industry with induction this week into Western Australia's Agricultural Hall of Fame.
The University of Western Australia has unveiled a major step forward in cancer care for Western Australians with the opening of the State's first laboratory to translate new scientific discoveries based on the latest research in cancer biology into new advanced pathology tests.
Most musicians would cut off their right hand to have celebrated composers write for them. But for Australian International Concert Pianist Bernadette Harvey, this attention is almost predictable. Since winning the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award, she has not looked back and has established a career that most would envy.
State high school students will learn engineering in Years 8-12 and be encouraged to consider engineering as a future career under a new teaching program being developed by The University of Western Australia and Governor Stirling Senior High School.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia say that "next frontier" of agricultural science is understanding the root system and function of crop plants to significantly increase Australian grain production, keep farms viable and help continue to feed the world despite the onset of increasing drought and climate change.
The Federal Minister for Small Business, Housing and Homelessness, Mr Brendan O'Connor, visited The University of Western Australia last week to inspect construction progress for new student accommodation being built at Currie Hall.