Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than the numbers reported to the United Nations, according to new research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia....[Read more]
Congratulations to the UWA staff and graduates who are nominees in the 2018 40under40 Awards. Run by Business News, the 40under40 Awards recognise Western Australia's finest business talent....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $675,400 in Federal Government funding to reconstruct plant communities that are resistant to invasion and resilient within disturbed landscapes in a biodiversity hotspot....[Read more]
Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA’s Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) will receive the 2017 Florey Medal at a ceremony in Canberra this evening....[Read more]
The new Director of Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research says his focus will be to ensure that high quality research is effectively translated to health practice and policy so that it makes a real difference to the lives of children and families.
Older men - those in their 70s and 80s - with higher levels of testosterone, including those who undergo hormone replacement therapy, are at an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to new research.
The University of Western Australia has teamed up with one of the world's leaders in measurement technology committing to a five-year collaboration that will enable the development of ground-breaking applications in Life Sciences.
Indigenous communities that take steps to preserve their cultural past and control their civic lives experience better health and fewer suicides, according to a Canadian expert in Indigenous social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.
Women with large breasts have a higher incidence of breast cancer than those with average-sized breasts, according to a study by medical students and researchers at The University of Western Australia and BreastScreen WA.
Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University of Western Australia.
Differentiating melanomas from other pigmented skin lesions in primary care is challenging - but a device used by Australian and British doctors to determine whether a patient has a melanoma has been found to be less accurate than GPs using their eyes and judgment, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.
A new breed of engineering graduates from The University of Western Australia promises to lead the search, recovery and production of oil and gas into the future with 32 students having just completed the first full field-development course normally reserved for Shell Upstream technical staff.
An unprecedented Indian Ocean heatwave that peaked in March 2011 with large impacts on marine organisms at Jurien Bay, 250km north of Perth, may provide crucial insights into how extreme climatic events affect life in the sea, according to research led by The University of Western Australia.