Thirty-one Elders and community representatives from 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia have contributed to a powerful report into self-harm and suicide in which they offer ways in which to address the tragedy....[Read more]
The Lung Institute of WA's Annual General Meeting had historic significance with guest speaker Winthrop Professor Geoff Laurent of The University of Western Australia meeting members for the first time in his capacity as director....[Read more]
Despite all the warnings and the ‘Slip, Slop, Slap" campaign, there is a world-wide melanoma epidemic. It's now the most common cancer affecting young people aged from 15 to 39, although children are being diagnosed with the usually fatal cancer at three times the usual rate.
A new study published in the international journal Nature Communications has revealed how Western Australia's coral reefs have been affected by changing ocean currents, rising sea surface temperatures and sea level variability.
Visitors will be able to watch bees in their hive panel, hold an eagle or a python, pat a dingo or koala and make a terrarium among many other activities on offer at The University of Western Australia's annual environmental festival tomorrow (Tuesday 1 April) on the Oak Lawn.
Despite the Water Corporation's heavy investment in desalination, groundwater replenishment and changes to groundwater management, important water law reforms are required to respond to pressure from climate change and population growth on the State's invaluable groundwater resources, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.
A huge collection of about 60,000 medieval and early modern manuscripts - and the people and events they record - will come alive digitally to scholars around the world thanks to a 21st century scholar winning a prestigious award.
A team of international researchers has moved a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect against middle ear infection, currently the most common infection in children under the age of five. The vaccine could also be used for those with poor lung function, such as cystic fibrosis sufferers.