Mothers, breastfeeding infants, families and the community will benefit from the creation of major new research positions in human lactation (breastfeeding) at The University of Western Australia, as a result of a $8.6 million donation provided by The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation....[Read more]
The Western Australian ophthalmologist who founded Lions Outback Vision, a specialist eye health service for regional and remote communities, has been appointed the inaugural McCusker Director of the service.
As part of NAIDOC Week, UWA would like to acknowledge the achievement of UWA Graduate Dr Gemma Johnston who was awarded Tertiary Scholar of the Year for 2015, recently at the NAIDOC Awards night....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia’s Professor Denise Chalmers, one of Australia’s leading experts in teaching and learning in higher education, has received a 2015 National Senior Teaching Fellowship from the Federal Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching.
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Geoffrey Shellam, UWA Professor of the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Co-Director of The Marshall Centre for Infectious Diseases Research and Training, who has passed away at the age of 71....[Read more]
Year 10 student Zhong Xien Yeoh from Shenton College who lives in West Perth has won the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge and will go on to represent WA at the National Championships in December.
The Perth International Arts Festival’s biggest-ever event has won a Helpmann Award for Best Special Event as well as 13 prestigious Helpmann Award nominations for artists and performers at the 2015 Festival.
An international collaboration of scientists, including a team from The University of Western Australia, has upgraded United States gravitational wave detectors to bring the instruments to sensitivities that are expected to directly detect and measure gravitational waves for the first time.
More than 100 brainy Year 10 students from WA are preparing to compete in the State championships at the Australian Brain Bee Challenge to be held on Tuesday 23 June at The University of Western Australia.
Shark researchers from the Neuroecology Group at The University of Western Australia have released the results of their WA State Government-funded research into the effectiveness of a range of novel and commercial shark deterrents.
The recipient of an inaugural award to recognise his outstanding contribution to closing the Indigenous health gap is urging the Federal Government to recognise hearing loss in Indigenous children as a serious problem that needs immediate action.
The University of Western Australia is delighted to have welcomed the enlightening and internationally respected figure, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, who today spoke at UWA on ‘The importance of Education’.
Pets play an important role in developing healthy neighbourhoods by helping their owners to meet people, make friends and even gain emotional and practical support from these friendships, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.