An Aboriginal enrolled nurse and an Aboriginal health worker who were the very first students in UWA's Advanced Diploma in Medical and Aboriginal Health Sciences have just been accepted into medicine....[Read more]
Australia's higher education system appeared to level the playing field in terms of academic achievement for students, regardless of their socio-economic status (SES) background, according to a new study....[Read more]
A recently discovered fossil trove in south-west China has thrown new light on an ecosystem recovery after the severest mass extinction of life on Earth that wiped out 96 per cent of marine species and 70 per cent of land life.
The La Nina phenomenon responsible for the devastating Queensland floods is also affecting Western Australia and will continue to do so until at least middle of 2011, according to a leading researcher at the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia.
Women subjected to both physical and sexual violence by their partner are much more likely to experience mental health and/or substance use issues, according to a study at The University of Western Australia.
Western Suburbs Councils will be able to keep better track of the health of the Swan-Canning River Basin and its coastal receiving waters thanks to a collaboration with The University of Western Australia.
Researchers from the Oceans Institute within The University of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are to embark on a three-week field trip to one of WA's most remote regions to investigate ocean circulation and its influence on the ecology of Camden Sound in the Kimberley.
A study by researchers from The University of Western Australia has confirmed the potential for Concentrated Solar Power to generate electricity for communities and mining interests across the Wheatbelt.