Whether it's the 11-year-old who has to sit by while his schoolmates play soccer, the grandma who can't open a jar, or the 30-year-old who can't get out of bed and has to miss yet another week of work - everyone knows someone affected by arthritis or some equally painful bone and joint condition....[Read more]
A trial that aims to improve the treatment of severe asthma in children, how microRNAs can be used to treat liver cancer and improving primary care for Aboriginal mothers and babies in the Kimberley are among 29 research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new medical grants....[Read more]
Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS)....[Read more]
The distinctive and controversial Gwion-Gwion rock-art of the Kimberley, previously known as ‘Bradshaw' rock-art, will be the topic of an international workshop at The University of Western Australia today.
More than 40 tsunami modellers will gather at Fremantle this week to discuss the latest developments in tsunami modelling and forecasting. They represent countries in the Indian Ocean region as well as Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany and the United States which are active in undertaking tsunami modelling in the Indian Ocean region.
New research reveals serious flaws in the way that governments have been responding to climate change issues such as the protection of wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin. The research, to be presented at a national conference in Perth tomorrow, was completed prior to the release of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan Guidelines last Friday, October 8, and provides important information for evaluating those proposals.
A member of the Australian-Indonesian research team who announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis - known as the‘hobbit' - will give a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia about the current research on their remarkable find.
A seminar to be held next week at The University of Western Australia will take the audience on a 'swim-through' with some of Australia's most interesting fish including sharks, which were around before dinosaurs.
The University of Western Australia has taken out the overall university champion at the 2010 Australian University Games, toppling previous champion Monash University with the University of Sydney in third place!