Mothers, breastfeeding infants, families and the community will benefit from the creation of major new research positions in human lactation (breastfeeding) at The University of Western Australia, as a result of a $8.6 million donation provided by The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation....[Read more]
The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.
As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Geoffrey Shellam, UWA Professor of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Co-Director of The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training, who has passed away at the age of 71....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with scientists at CSIRO Plant Industry have made a discovery that will change the way scientists look at the role of respiration in regulating plant responses to disease.
We can lower our risk of heart disease significantly, just by using flour containing 40 per cent lupin beans in the place of conventional wholemeal flour, according to research by Victoria University dietitian Dr Regina Belski and colleagues from The University of Western Australia.
Scientists thought that sawfish used their saw to probe the seabed for food. But a Cairns researcher has found that these large (5 metres or more) and endangered fish actually use the saw to locate and dismember free-swimming fish.
In a special ocean science series on the ABC Catalyst program Dr Graham Phillips features Professor Carlos Duarte, Director of The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, who is leading a modern day voyage to recreate the path sailed by Spanish navigator Alejandro Malaspina more then 200 years ago.
The $24.25 million Centre of Excellence in the History of the Emotions, a major collaboration of Australian and international researchers - hosted by The University of Western Australia - has been officially opened.
On the eve of truffle season in Australia food scientists at The University of Western Australia are calling for volunteers, who think they have a nose for truffles, to help identify what makes one gourmet fungi more desirable than another.