Latest news from the region

pregnant RHDTHIRTY-four hospitals in Western Australia are participating in the nation’s most extensive study into rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy.

Published in Health & Medicine

lakeArgyleTHE CSIRO has been monitoring air quality at Lake Argyle in the Kimberley, and in Darwin and Jabiru in the Northern Territory, for 10 years.

ningalooreef seasimWA’s marine environment, researchers and the offshore oil and gas industry are set to benefit from new insights provided by a national sea simulator launched at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in Townsville on Thursday.

Published in Fisheries & Water

pharmacy-PBSA COLLABORATIVE study has investigated how increases in patient co-payments to medications on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), affects medicine use in different geographical areas.

Published in Health & Medicine

Waterhole KimberleyAN INTER-disciplinary team has been developing a model to assess the likely ecological consequences of changing water-management practices in the central Kimberley.

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The winners in the 2013 WA Science Awards were announced by the Premier at an evening event on Thursday 21 November 2013.

mistletoe amyemaresizeA COMPREHENSIVE review of mistletoe species in the Kimberley has highlighted key differences in the species’ ability to re-establish after fire.

rareearthelementsRESEARCHERS and miners have collaborated to characterise rare earth element (REE) patterns and concentrations in the east Kimberley's Browns Range, producing an important model for its exploration in comparable terrains.

Published in Industry & Resources

DolphinSnubfinChristyHarringtonALMOST everyone has a unique dolphin story to regale if they spend time on the coast of the Dampier Peninsula where inshore dolphins regularly cavort.

Published in Fisheries & Water

IndigenousSurveyA KIMBERLEY Indigenous ranger group has been training to perform scientific vegetation surveys.