Our Divisions, Research and News
Our School has a renowned research program carried out in laboratories, hospitals and in the community at a patient level. Our divisions span the breadth of medical research:
Centres and institutes
Our School contains centres, institutes and initiatives that undertake research across various disciplines.
UWA Health Campus
UWA health and medical students have been taught on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre (QEIIMC) grounds in Nedlands, Western Australia, since the 1970s.
UWA academics and students are embedded in these organisations, where they engage in world-leading research and clinical teaching. Working alongside industry professionals enables students to gain real-world experience before they graduate.
Researchers discover new form of antimicrobial resistance
Australian researchers have uncovered a new form of antimicrobial resistance in a discovery set to challenge existing efforts to monitor and tackle one of the world’s greatest health threats.Read more
Study finds evidence of chemicals in Australians dating back to 1975
Data from the Busselton Health Study biobank, one of the oldest collections of human biological material for use in health and medical research in the world, has been successfully used and analysed to measure chemical levels in humans over a 20 year period prior to 2002.Read more
Rich data to highlight crucial turning points for intervention to close the gap in Aboriginal health
A multi-disciplinary team of researchers will use more than 40 years of data to pinpoint crucial areas that could be “turning points” in development where intervention could contribute to closing the gap in Aboriginal health in Australia.Read more