A University of Western Australia research project that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders, and could replace the usual invasive colonoscopy method, has won a top honour in the Innovator of the Year Awards....[Read more]
Labour abuses including modern slavery are ‘hidden subsidies’ that allow distant-water fishing fleets to remain profitable and promote overfishing, according to new research from The University of Western Australia and the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia....[Read more]
Researchers at The University of Western Australia are warning that Perth needs to limit urban sprawl but they argue lower-density infill development in suburban backyards is not the answer....[Read more]
Nanotechnology, which sets out to explore and manipulate reality at the molecular level, is widely recognised as a key technology that will drive economic growth and standards of living in the twenty-first century - but what might its impact be on our lives?
Re-engineering bacteria into microscopic drug factories and examining factors related to cancer in children are just two of The University of Western Australia's projects to attract State Government funding.
Chief Justice Wayne Martin's breakfast address - ‘Improving corporate governance in the public sector: where judges fear to tread' - will launch a half-day seminar hosted by the Trade, Migration and Development Research Centre of UWA Business School and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (WA Division) on Tuesday, 24 June.
The challenge facing Australia in dealing with an expected 31 per cent increase in new cancer cases between 2001 and 2011 has earned a sixth-year medical student at The University of Western Australia first prize in a national essay competition run by Cancer Council Australia.
One of The University of Western Australia's alumni and a pioneer woman lawyer, Leah Jane Cohen, whose gift of almost $3 million to her alma mater will be celebrated today, started her habit of giving to the University at a young age.
The public focus on genetics and genetic research has detracted from the important role of social factors in determining health, argues Professor Ichiro Kawachi, Professor of Social Epidemiology and the Director of the Harvard Center for Society and Health.
A researcher from The University of Western Australia was part of a team who discovered the fossilised remains of the planet's oldest mother - a now extinct 25cm long placoderm fish in the process of giving birth, with the 6cm embryo and umbilical cord intact.
Resource economics, using mathematical models and numbers to investigate farming and environmental problems, could provide a simple procedure for summarising multiple physical, biochemical and biological parameters into a single soil quality index.