Orbicella faveolata coral

Research uncovers how some coral can survive annual bleaching events

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

A study has found that coral with high levels of fat or other energy reserves can withstand the impact of annual coral bleaching events, compared to coral with lower levels of fat reserves.

Launch of WA Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre

Major boost for children's diabetes research in WA

Monday, 16 November 2015

Research into childhood diabetes in Perth has been given a major boost with today’s launch of the WA Children’s Diabetes Research and Education Centre for Research Excellence on the eve of World Diabetes Day.

Bruce Robinson

Funding for promising vaccine to shrink tumours

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

World-leading Perth cancer researcher Professor Bruce Robinson believes his team is close to developing a vaccine to try and shrink cancerous tumours.

Colour blindness

Could colour blindness in men be an advantage?

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

A new Western Australian study aims to find out whether colour blindness in men can actually be an advantage.

Professor Peter Eastwood

$3m in health research grants may mean better sleep for all

Monday, 9 November 2015

A study which may lead to sleep apnoea being diagnosed through a simple photograph is one of three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants worth nearly $3 million awarded to The University of Western Australia.

Local researchers take on G20 challenge to make energy efficient wheat

Friday, 6 November 2015

Western Australian researchers will contribute to a G20 nations plan to strengthen future, global food security by making more energy efficient wheat.

PIAF

Perth International Arts Festival launches 2016 Program

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Perth International Arts Festival Artistic Director Wendy Martin today launches her first program with an invitation to join in on a big, bold adventure.

UK expert to discuss well-being in the workplace at breakfast event

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Chair of the UK Government’s Health and Safety Executive Judith Hackitt will discuss the importance of a proactive approach to well-being in the workplace at a breakfast event at The University of Western Australia next Tuesday 10 November.

Matheus Saueressig

Brazil's biofabrication wins UWA's course of the future

Monday, 2 November 2015

A biofabrication course envisaged by 17-year-old Brazilian student Matheus Saueressig has won The University of Western Australia’s Pitch the Course of the Future competition.

Professor Andrew Whitehouse

UWA awarded $17.8 million in national research funding

Friday, 30 October 2015

The role of early testosterone and brain growth in language development, analysing older Australians’ support networks, the regulation of Indigenous safety strategies and the policy and practice of designing healthy higher density housing are among 41 new research projects at The University of Western Australia to receive Federal Government funding announced today.