Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $10.8 million in Federal Government funding to tackle issues ranging from new life support systems for preterm babies, to respiratory diseases in children and how genetic background influences the development of mesothelioma....[Read more]
It’s hard not to succumb to pressure from a child who wants the latest video games and devices for Christmas, but according to University of Western Australia Associate Professor Hayley Christian it is important to consider gifts that encourage physical activity and outdoor play....[Read more]
A new Centre launched today at The University of Western Australia will drive research into new subsea engineering technologies for offshore oil and gas production and maintain Western Australia’s competitiveness in the LNG market....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia has been ranked first in WA in the subjects of Business & Economics, Social Sciences, and Education in the global Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, released today.
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.
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.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded $490,000 by Duchenne UK to investigate the use of an amino acid commonly used in energy drinks as a treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
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.
A leading educational psychologist is urging schools to stop thinking of wellbeing as another subject to be taught. Instead she is urging them to create healthier schools where students naturally develop wellbeing and a love of learning.