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]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that that brain stimulation may help retrain unhelpful cognitive habits associated with anxiety and depression. The paper was published today in the international journal Biological Psychiatry....[Read more]
A project by students from The University of Western Australia and Mars One astronaut candidate Josh Richards has reached the finals of an international competition to land vital experiments on the Red Planet....[Read more]
The arrival of humans was probably decisive in the extinction of the megafauna living in WA's South West 40,000 years ago, though climate change and fire may have contributed, according to new research.
Easy access to local shops and stores may provide relaxing retail therapy for many people but it can also contribute to making older Australian men depressed, according to new research funded by the Bupa Health Foundation.
As part of an international study that looked at the genotyping of more than 32,000 people - 4,350 of them from the Busselton area - researchers at The University of Western Australia hope they may have identified new clues to how abnormal lung function may contribute to respiratory diseases.