Traffic emission linked to low birth weight

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Traffic emissions have been linked to reduced fetal growth in a study led by Researchers at The University of Western Australia and its affiliate The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

UWA joins global supercomputing ranks

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Australia moves a step closer to the top ranks of global supercomputing with The University of Western Australia's purchase of the "Fornax" supercomputer, allowing scientists to explore new vistas of high-powered data-intensive research.

Pink Lady

Eat apples for a healthy heart

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

An apple a day keeps the doctor away - and researchers at The University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Department of Agriculture and Food are closer to understanding exactly why.

Vite Italiane:  Italian Lives in Western Australia

UWA Publishing book wins WA Premier's Award for WA History

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

UWA Publishing book Vite Italiane:  Italian Lives in Western Australia, by Susanna Iuliano, has won the 2010 Western Australian Premier's Book Award for the State Library of Western Australia's WA History category.

Matthew Thompson, Graduate Research School Dean Alan Dench and Suzie Ferrie

UQ student wins thesis in 3 minutes

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Explaining the complexities of reliable forensic evidence in three minutes has won a student from The University of Queensland the 2011 Australia-New Zealand Three Minute Thesis challenge held at The University of Western Australia.

UWA post graduate degrees 'open doors'

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Aspiring engineers, teachers, doctors and lawyers can find out how a post graduate degree at The University of Western Australia can ‘open doors' at next week's Post Graduate & Honours EXPO.

UWA to help best teachers become leading State school principals

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

WA's best school teachers will gain an opportunity to become leading State School principals through a new Masters Degree of School Leadership being offered by The University of Western Australia.

Eating vegetables reduces some colorectal cancers

Monday, 26 September 2011

The effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on colorectal cancer (CRC) appear to differ by site of origin, according to a new study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

100-year-old lock of hair rewrites early Aboriginal history

Friday, 23 September 2011

A 100-year-old lock of hair from a West Australian Aboriginal man has led to a discovery that Aboriginal Australians are directly descended from the first people to leave Africa more than 70,000 years ago.

PhD students vie for 3 minutes of thesis fame

Thursday, 22 September 2011

What are PhD students studying and why does it matter?

Next week's 2011 Three Minute Thesis Competition final at The University of Western Australia will challenge students from 43 universities in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji to give the most dynamic talk that answers these questions in just three minutes.