A study led by The University of Western Australia has compared different mandatory vaccination policies across five countries – Australia, France, Germany, Italy, and the US (the states of California and Washington) – to better understand the conditions informing the adoption of the policies and how they motivate people to vaccinate....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater has welcomed the release of the International Student Barometer 2018, which showed significant improvements in students’ reported satisfaction....[Read more]
An expert in prisoner health from The University of Western Australia is calling for the Federal Government to stop excluding prisoners from Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) to improve health outcomes and ‘Close the Gap’ for Aboriginal people....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has been named a National Employer of Choice for Women for the seventh consecutive year.
The Federal Government's Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) made the announcement today.
The University has made the list every year since the award was first offered to Australian employers in 2002. Six pre-requisites were added to the selection process this year, making the award even more competitive.
The University of Western Australia has appointed Janine MacDonald as University Media Manager. Janine has a strong journalistic background based on experience in the media locally and on the east coast of Australia. She has also worked for some years with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission in Sydney.
Teaching and research activities in Western Australia have received a boost with the announcement of a $150,000 donation from Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd and Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty Ltd to The University of Western Australia.
A program that is in its eighth year at The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences aims at boosting the numbers of doctors and dentists in WA's rural and remote areas by recruiting students from the regions.
If you have ever enjoyed discussing character and plot development, themes and motifs with your fellow book or film-club members, then The University of Western Australia's Graduate Dramatic Society have a novel idea you might consider.