Call for applications: NHMRC Development Grants 2011

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

The National Health and Medical Research Council is calling for applications under the Development Grants program.

Students discover deep-sea canyon

Friday, 30 April 2010

A deep-sea canyon new to science has been discovered on the continental shelf near the Montebello Islands by students from The University of Western Australia, James Cook University and the University of Tasmania.

Call for applications: UWA Research Development Awards 2011

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Applications are now invited for UWA Research Development Awards commencing in 2011.
The UWA Research Development Awards provide an opportunity for early career researchers to develop skills required for submitting grant applications and research plans. These skills would be built upon for future research projects and to build track records for external grant competitiveness.

Safer mining follows agreement on UWA research

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Technology invented at The University of Western Australia to make work conditions safer for underground miners is likely to be used around the world soon, following an agreement signed today.

Huge internal waves cause benthic storms

Friday, 26 March 2010

In an Australian first, researchers have observed the generation of internal waves flowing hundreds of metres beneath the ocean surface on the North West Shelf.

Electric vehicles hit the road in Australia - First Trial

Friday, 19 March 2010

An Australia-first trial that will monitor the performance, environmental benefits, policy, infrastructure and practical implications for electric vehicle fleets was launched at UWA on Thursday, 11 May. 

Seminar: WA's transport infrastructure future

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Western Australia's future transport infrastructure needs will be discussed through the lenses of government, industry and academia at a free public event at 5.30pm on Tuesday, 20 April at the UWA Business School (please note that the date has been postponed from 17 March).

Bioenergy Forum: Can biogas be the answer for future energy needs?

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Bring your questions and comments on bioenergy and participate in the discussion: Can biogas be the answer for future energy needs?

Call for applications: Australian Research Council Future Fellowships 2010

Thursday, 18 March 2010

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships 2010 application form is now available through the ARC website. Please notify Tim Pitman in the UWA Research Development Office if you intend to apply or are the contact point for an external applicant. 

Call for applications: ARC Linkage Projects 2011: forms, guidelines and help

Thursday, 18 March 2010

The Australian Research Council Linkage Projects 2011 Round 1 is now open, with application forms available on the ARC's Research Management System (RMS). Please notify Debbie Thackray if you intend to apply. See also event  information on writing workshops to support your application.