Researchers from The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, the Natural History Museum, London, and the University of Malaysia, Sabah, have discovered termites play a critical role in helping tropical rainforest plants survive drought....[Read more]
International headliners prize-winning Nigerian author and poet Ben Okri (below) and Canadian author of Washington Black, Esi Edugyan, will be joined by more than 100 writers, poets and journalists at this year’s Perth Festival Writers Week which runs between 18 - 24 February 2019....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have conducted a study that has found young women who start having periods early and often have a high body mass index are more prone to cardiovascular problems later in life such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes....[Read more]
A biopsy needle that can help surgeons identify and avoid blood vessels in the brain during surgery has undergone initial tests in humans by a research team from The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital....[Read more]
As our thoughts turn to the excitement and fun of the festive season, Young Lives Matter Foundation-UWA is reminding people to stay closely connected to loved ones, especially those who struggle with mental health....[Read more]
The dangers of ecstasy - from dental problems due to teeth grinding, to panic attacks, convulsions and depression - will be highlighted as part of Health Day at The University of Western Australia next Tuesday.
A campaign on the danger of sexual assault and how to access help after an attack has been launched by students from The University of Western Australia, after a recent in-house survey found that most students thought they were not at risk.
New forms of oppression and stereotyping are emerging and old problems of accessibility and exclusion remain as digital culture becomes more entrenched in daily life, according to academic and author Professor Gerard Goggin.
Australian and United States researchers have, for the first time, mapped the genetic switches that determine the epigenetic inheritance code for plants, paving the way for studies on humans that could unlock the secrets of cancer and other diseases.
The University of Western Australia is considering an appeal following a Federal Court judgement relating to the University's right to protect its investment in intellectual property developed by its staff.