Researchers at The University of Western Australia Law School concerned about juvenile offenders battling foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are working with communities in Broome, Derby and Fitzroy Crossing on law reforms that will benefit offenders, the courts and government agencies delivering services....[Read more]
Four researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $2.2 million in Federal Government funding to tackle the causes and impacts of dementia – the second-leading cause of death in Australia behind heart disease.
Research carried out by scientists from The University of Western Australia, the University of Oxford and University College London will help better understand how light detection works in vertebrates.
The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants.
A team of researchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, headed by UWA Associate Professor Julian Heng, has been awarded a grant to investigate the role of genetic mutations in childhood brain disorders.
Staff and students from The University of Western Australia’s School of Indigenous Studies have made a surprise discovery on an excursion to Rottnest Island (Wadjemup), uncovering a rare nineteenth century glass spearhead.
Twelve students from The University of Western Australia (UWA) are part of teams that came first, second and third in the State Government’s inaugural [design] ability Affordable Housing Design Competition, announced last week.
When Amanda Blythe, Sandra Kerbler, Ghislaine Platell and Melinda Fitzgerald decided to pursue a career in science at The University of Western Australia, they had no idea they would be among 78 women from around the globe selected to take part in a 21-day boat trip and adventure of a lifetime to Antarctica.