While each Australian is dealing with pandemic mental health stressors in their own way, COVID denial is an ineffective approach to dealing with anxiety that could prove dangerous to the country if it emerges as a social distancing backlash, according to psychology expert Professor Colin MacLeod.
The winding back of a limited number of COVID restrictions is likely to trigger a new wave of anxiety among Western Australians and it’s crucial that support is tailored to suit everyone’s needs across the entire community, says Professor Colin MacLeod of The University of Western Australia’s School of Psychological Science.
Six early career researchers from The University of Western Australia researching topics such as how their self-image influences the way leaders lead others and how to stop deadly bacteria from accessing sugar in the body have been selected to present their research at the 2020 FameLab Western Australia semi-final.
A researcher at The University of Western Australia has cautioned people against relying on unverified medical advice and natural remedies in lieu of real science as the COVID-19 virus situation continues to unfold.
Getting the whole medical team together in one room for a pre-surgical list meeting sounds like a no-brainer but a new study published in BMJ Open has found that medical staff face many barriers to holding team briefings.
Five researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded almost $2.05 million in Federal Government funding for projects that range from investigating Australian rare breed poultry and livestock conservation to working out whether cutting-edge cognitive approaches can help those with severe anxiety.
Students at The University of Western Australia have taken out all four finalist places in a new Aboriginal STEM Student of the Year category in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards, announced by WA Premier Mark McGowan.
Sports organisations must focus on encouraging value-led behaviour in their athletes following the Australian cricketers’ damaging ball-tampering episode in South Africa, according to UWA sport psychologist Dr Sandy Gordon.
One of the State’s top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.
Internationally recognised parenting expert Professor Matthew Sanders will focus on the role of evidence-based parenting programs in preventing serious problems in children when he delivers the inaugural Robin Winkler lecture at The University of Western Australia on Wednesday night.