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UWA Noisy Guts project selected for spinoff prize

Thu, 02 Jul 2020

The University of Western Australia’s ‘Noisy Guts Project’ that uses acoustic sensing technology to detect gut disorders has been selected as ‘one to watch’ in the inauguralNature Spinoff Prize Nature Research.

UWA Expert Series - UWA expert warns being too confident too soon could be dangerous for WA

Wed, 08 Apr 2020

WA is risking COVID-19 disease flare-ups across the state if it becomes too confident too soon and responds to the recent“flattening of the curve” by easing up on strict social distancing restrictions, warns The University of Western Australia’s Professor Jon Watson, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Funding boost for mental health support in schools

Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have been awarded more than $17 million in federal funding for 11 research projects, including $236,437 to design a suite of tools, resources and guidelines to support principals, school counsellors and teachers respond to students’ social and emotional wellbeing and mental health needs.