Woodside and The University of Western Australia have today announced a $10 million investment in the University's revolutionary engineering research, teaching and learning facility project, known as EZONE UWA.
EZONE UWA will deliver new and improved teaching and research infrastructure across UWA's Crawley campus, Shenton Park and the Australian Resources Research Centre in Bentley.
EZONE will enable UWA's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics to equip current and future students with the best skills and knowledge through state-of-the-art facilities.
These facilities will provide a network of flexible teaching and research spaces to promote collaboration, innovation and new thinking at a time when graduates and researchers must adapt to frequently changing industry practices and requirements.
Professor Johnson said UWA welcomed Woodside's generous investment which would help the University's bold vision to equip Western Australia and the world with engineers, computer scientists and mathematicians who can solve far-ranging problems that arise in multiple disciplines.
Woodside CEO and University of WA Adjunct Professor Peter Coleman said the company was proud to invest $10 million in the EZONE, which had the potential to revolutionise engineering education in Western Australia.
"The EZONE will extend the engineering and technical excellence within the State to grow the economy, build new industries and deliver a prosperous future for all Australians," Mr Coleman said.
David Stacey (UWA Media Manager) (+61 8) 6488 3229 / (+61 4) 32 637 716