A study led by The University of Western Australia has found the first two years after arrival in Australia holds the highest risk of stillbirth in migrant women and improving access to healthcare is vital in reducing this....[Read more]
Six early career researchers from The University of Western Australia researching topics such as how their self-image influences the way leaders lead others and how to stop deadly bacteria from accessing sugar in the body have been selected to present their research at the 2020 FameLab Western Australia semi-final....[Read more]
A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Bristol has found that when it comes to working together, male dolphins coordinate their behaviour just like us....[Read more]
COVID-19 could and should be a game-changer, and may see improvements to global health regulations making vaccines faster to develop, test and introduce in the future, according to an expert in health policy and law from The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
A major paper co-authored by child health expert and former Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Stanley, recommending urgent action in preventive health and urging the establishment of a dedicated "wellness" unit in WA has been released for public discussion.
Three Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence with links to The University of Western Australia are among 11 ARC Centres around the country to share an extension of Federal Government funding of $82.25 million.
Lisa Scaffidi was elected as the 18th Lord Mayor of the City of Perth in 2007 on a platform "to get Perth moving". Almost 18 months later she will deliver the second annual Stephenson-Hepburn Oration at The University of Western Australia, focussing on making Perth a more attractive place in which to invest, live and work despite the current global economic crisis.
As Western Australia becomes a major hub for the petroleum industry, The University of Western Australia has moved to appoint leading international geophysicist David Lumley as inaugural Woodside-Chevron Chair in Petroleum Geoscience.
The University of Western Australia has recorded its highest intake of country students into the School of Medicine since introducing the Rural Student Program nine years ago aimed at boosting the number of doctors in rural and remote regions.
The University of Western Australia's induction into a major group of research-intensive universities has begun with a presentation today by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Acting CEO, Ms Louise Heery.