The University of Western Australia and partner organisations will benefit from $67.5 million in overall funding to provide world-class equipment to advance scientific research in Western Australia and support WA jobs in STEM industries.
When it comes to making friends, it appears dolphins are just like us and form close friendships with other dolphins that have a common interest, according to new research led by The University of Western Australia.
One of the highlights of the Convocation year is the presentation of our awards at the annual Awards Ceremony.
Recent Chancellors the Late Hon Justice Geoffrey Kennedy AO, Clinical Professor Alex Cohen AO and Former Governor and Chancellor Dr Ken Michael AC CitWA all have awards named after them and it is with much pleasure that we can announce that the most recent completed Chancellor, Dr Michael Chaney AO CitWA has agreed to support the Michael Chaney Post Graduate Research Award.
Two-thirds of disadvantaged families struggle to feed their children a balanced meal because they can’t afford to, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia. Of these families, adults had lower food security than children, sometimes sacrificing food or going hungry in order to feed their children.
Almost all (97 per cent) shift workers are unable to adjust their body clocks between day and night shifts and are missing out on quality sleep, it was reported at the Royal Perth Hospital Research Foundation’s Pilbara Sleep Health Summit last week.
A Coeliac disease expert from The University of Western Australia is calling for greater transparency in the testing of gluten free foods. It comes after reports that some gluten free products contain traces of gluten, potentially dangerous to sufferers of Coeliac disease.
A study involving scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Royal Perth Hospital Medical Research Foundation has revealed 50 per cent of Australians living with high blood pressure do not realise they have it.