Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.
Closer ties with Chinese universities, more student and academic exchanges, and the creation of a lithium mining R&D unit in Perth are already shaping up as the result of a recent conference at UWA.
The inaugural Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation was held at the UWA campus in February. The conference attracted 261 participants, about half from China and the other half from Australia.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is proud to host the Target 2017 Conference, organised by Geoconferences (WA) Inc. The conference will provide an opportunity for geoscientists operating globally in government, industry and academia to discuss the most current and successful strategies for mineral exploration, next month.
CEME engineers are using the expertise gained in the offshore oil and gas industry to help test the effectiveness of offshore artificial reefs (OARs) being deployed around Australia, including one earmarked for the waters off Rottnest Island.
The aim of the artificial reefs is to establish a sustainable marine environment to support productive fish communities for recreational fishing, says CEME senior lecturer Dr Scott Draper.
Environmental Engineer and Faculty Alumnus, Halinka Lamparski, has been awarded Young Water Professional of the Year, the top honours at the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards dinner on Friday 21 October. The awards showcased innovation and sustainable management of water.
Water Minister Mia Davies said each winner demonstrated how innovative thinking formed a vital part of our State's water future.
A public health researcher whose groundbreaking work has helped prevent birth defects and a biomedical scientist who helped pioneer a microscope-in-a-needle to detect cancer cells are two of eight leading academics from The University of Western Australia among 15 finalists in this year’s Premier’s Science Awards.
Two core engineering disciplines within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics have ranked in the top 50 courses in the world, according to the prestigious QS World University Rankings by course for excellence.
In its 2016 list - released today - the Faculty excelled in Civil & Structural and Mining engineering, ranked at 33 globally.
The creation of a new generation of major marine reserves will require innovative new monitoring techniques to understand the impact of these reserves on oceanic biodiversity, according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia’s Energy and Minerals Institute (EMI) and Australian oil and gas company Woodside have won a national award for outstanding collaboration between business and higher education.
The ‘BHERT Awards’ were established in 1998 by the Business/Higher Education Round Table, a national organisation focused on strengthening relationships between industry and tertiary education, and recognise achievement between the two across the fields of research and development and education and training.
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A new international study involving researchers from The University of Western Australia has found that carbon dioxide (CO2) has a positive effect on producing organic material at low temperatures in the Arctic Ocean, but that this effect disappears once temperatures increase.
Scientists at The University of Western Australia say there is a consistency between the current search area at Reunion Island and where debris from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could have drifted to, based on their research.