Indigenous communities must be empowered to address the social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders, with COVID-19 putting an additional strain on mental health, a national consensus report led by The University of Western Australia has revealed.
A new study by an international team of researchers including The University of Western Australia demonstrates for the first time that dolphins can learn foraging techniques outside the mother-calf bond – showing that they have a similar cultural nature to great apes.
The contribution of local knowledge and intellectual property to agricultural innovation and food security has been examined in a book published this week by researchers from The University of Western Australia.
The impact of rising sea levels and coastal erosion will see shorelines retreat steadily and provide major challenges for planning authorities, according to a research that involved The University of Western Australia, and was contracted to GHD consultancy firm.
The University of Western Australia has been awarded $1 million in funding from the State Government to progress research important for improving knowledge and understanding of COVID-19 and its impact.
A mysterious astrophysical object that could potentially break all theoretical understanding of matter under extreme densities has been detected by a large international team of astronomers including researchers at The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia has welcomed a group of agriculture students from Nagoya University in Japan as part of a joint Doctor of Philosophy program in which students simultaneously enrol and complete part of their degree at both UWA and Nagoya University.