A two-week international summer school in oceanography to improve forecasts of ocean behaviour took place from 11 - 22 January in the UWA. The event attracted 20 lecturers and 70 students from more than 30 countries.
The University of Western Australia has signed a collaborative agreement with the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) and the University of Queensland to strengthen cooperation in mining research.
As we approach the festive season and mark the end of another year, I would like to reflect on my first year as Dean of the Faculty and highlight some of the successes we have achieved throughout the year.
With the release of proposals from the Formal Governance, Discipline and Research Themes working parties, the One Faculty, One Future project moves into a phase of open consultation across the Faculty on their proposals.
As part of the One Faculty, One Future project, the Formal Governance, Research Themes and Disciplines working parties have today released proposals for comment from the Faculty. All staff are strongly encouraged to provide feedback on the proposals.
The new Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation (CMSC) has been established at UWA. The Centre will be the hub of cutting-edge research across the disciplines of Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science.
The ARC's Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Funding (LIEF) scheme provides funding for large-scale cooperative initiatives, so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared by researchers in partnered organisations.
Bushfire prediction technology developed at The University of Western Australia will receive an almost $3 million boost as part of a Federal Government Digital Regions Initiative that will benefit regional communities across Australia.