Whether it's the 11-year-old who has to sit by while his schoolmates play soccer, the grandma who can't open a jar, or the 30-year-old who can't get out of bed and has to miss yet another week of work - everyone knows someone affected by arthritis or some equally painful bone and joint condition....[Read more]
A trial that aims to improve the treatment of severe asthma in children, how microRNAs can be used to treat liver cancer and improving primary care for Aboriginal mothers and babies in the Kimberley are among 29 research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new medical grants....[Read more]
Fugro, an international company that specialises in the design of offshore foundations is to fund the creation of a new chair at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS)....[Read more]
Julie Weekes has been a lawyer and works part-time as a vet, but she's back at The University of Western Australia studying for a third career change - this time one that revolves around her first love, ancient languages.
One of the world’s leading institutes for agricultural research has just added another international expert to its stable of scientists working to breed more resilient crops and increase Australia’s primary industry competitiveness.
The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics recognised the contributions of two leading alumni at its Inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards on Friday 8 August.
The University of Western Australia's Institute of Agriculture (IOA) has hosted its largest Industry Forum since the annual event began eight years ago. The packed presence was largely to do with currency of the topic ‘Potential for food production in northern Western Australia'.
From humble beginnings in 1964 when the University branch of Save the Children Australia raised £101 through its first book sale at The University of Western Australia, this year's sale is expected to raise almost $300,000.
A PhD student has made a significant breakthrough in preventing a global deficiency of the essential mineral and micronutrient in humans called selenium, which has been linked to the possible incidence of some diseases, including some cancers, viral infections, suppression of HIV progression to AIDS, heart disease and male infertility.
The world's smallest microscope - which can fit into a needle and is capable of detecting cancer cells often missed by surgeons - has earned its inventors at The University of Western Australia a place in the finals of the 2014 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.