A study at The University of Western Australia that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards....[Read more]
An internationally recognised offshore engineering researcher and a PhD student at UWA with a passion for improving the ear health of Indigenous children are among the winners of this year’s Premier’s Science Awards....[Read more]
Researchers from The University of Western Australia and the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia have discovered that hot and dry climatic conditions can limit the organic carbon build up in soil, which can decrease crop productivity and limit measures to offset greenhouse emissions....[Read more]
Research carried out by The University of Western Australia into the management of Aboriginal heart patients has found that while treatment is improving, more work is needed to ensure that rural patients are getting treatments that match those that are recommended....[Read more]
Western Australia’s Governor, a Supreme Court judge, an Australian hockey legend and one of Perth’s leading businessmen are among 18 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
UWA student Jodie Palmer is a ninja with a Frisbee.Whilst completing her master’s in exercise science, Jodie also finds time to launch an aerial assault on the Ultimate Frisbee field, an increasingly popular sport at UWA.
Medical microbiologist Professor Tim Inglis has been awarded US$100,000 (A$138,160) by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a screening test that will detect antibiotic resistance and ensure the right antibiotics can be prescribed.
Scientists from The University of Western Australia have identified that using cannabis can alter a person’s DNA structure, causing mutations which can expose them to serious illnesses, and be passed on to their children and several future generations.