A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organisations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy and those that do not....[Read more]
More than 40 Year 10 and 11 Indigenous students from across the State will spend their school holidays at The University of Western Australia for the annual Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp where they will learn about future career opportunities....[Read more]
The Federal Government’s strict ‘No Jab, No Pay’ policy is well supported by the majority of Australians, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Sydney....[Read more]
William Erskine, Assistant Director General (Research) at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) in Syria for the last seven years, has commenced as Director of the Centre for Legumes In Mediterranean Agriculture (CLIMA) as it consolidates its third phase as a research centre within The University of Western Australia (UWA).
A researcher from The University of Western Australia who grew up on a cattle farm south of Perth is undertaking an ambitious study to find out more about the geography of ageing in Australia's rural workforce.
An archaeological team from The University of Western Australia will join forces next month with the National Trust to carry out conservation work on one of Albany's major tourist attractions, the Old Farm Strawberry Hill.
Western Australian farmers are likely to benefit from the research of two award-winning PhD students from The University of Western Australia, Megan Chadwick and Weihua Chen.
They have won travelling fellowships honouring the former Director General of the Department of Agriculture, Dr Mike Carroll. The scholarships will enable them to enrich their postgraduate studies with overseas and interstate study tours.
The recording of an oral history of the RSPCA (WA) by a researcher from The University of Western Australia will do more than provide information about one of the State’s first institutions, according to the Director of UWA’s Centre for Western Australian History, Dr Jean Chetkovich. “Human interaction with animals has always existed and the way in which animals are regarded and treated by a society gives a unique view of that society,” Dr Chetkovich said. Although instituted more than a century ago, there is no written history of the RSPCA. The recording of oral archives, funded by a grant from Lotterywest, is the first step towards this goal.
One of WA’s most widespread freshwater fish, the western rainbowfish, may yield new insight into the processes of species evolution, thanks to PhD candidate Michael Young (24), a researcher in The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Evolutionary Biology in the School of Animal Biology.