Associate Professor Jeffrey Shragge

UWA and Woodside to invest in global computational geoscience

Friday, 10 May 2013

A leading early career scientist from The University of Western Australia has been appointed to a new Woodside Professorship in Computational Geoscience at UWA as part of a five-year program to establish the State as a world centre of excellence in geoscience.

Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb

Geothermal energy may make Perth world-first zero-emissions city

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Perth could become the world's first geothermally cooled city with the goal of achieving zero emissions under a new $20 million Australian Government-funded CSIRO Geothermal project involving The University of Western Australia.

Indonesian Ministry signs resources training deal

Thursday, 13 December 2012

A new program to deliver education, training and capacity-building for Indonesia's mining, oil, gas and technology sectors was signed today in a Memorandum of Understanding at The University of Western Australia.

WA Mines and Petroleum Minister Norman Moore

UWA welcomes $7.5 million for new Minerals Research Institute

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

A State Government announcement of $7.5 million over three years to establish a new Minerals Research Institute in WA has been welcomed by The University of Western Australia.

Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls and UWA Pilbara Project Director Dr

Feasibility study to explore UWA Pilbara potential

Thursday, 6 December 2012

The WA Government has announced funding of $675,000 for The University of Western Australia to conduct a feasibility study examining the potential of a UWA research, executive education and outreach facility in the Pilbara.

Professor David White

New Shell EMI Chair to strengthen offshore petroleum research

Monday, 3 December 2012

Oceans engineer Professor David White from The University of Western Australia has been appointed new Shell EMI Professorial Chair in Offshore Engineering to strengthen world-class research and education in WA's offshore petroleum industry.

In the Zone: Prepare for the Asian century

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Media representatives are invited to attend the In the Zone Conference at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall on Monday 26 November and Tuesday 27 November 2012.

Offshore oil rig at twilight

UWA to build new CO2 lab to boost oil and gas carbon storage

Thursday, 27 September 2012

The University of Western Australia will lead valuable research to reduce carbon emissions when a new world-class CO2 research facility is built on its campus in 2013.

AusAID students with Foreign Minister Bob Carr

Foreign Minister hails global benefit in UWA resources expertise

Friday, 10 August 2012

Australia's Foreign Minister Bob Carr visited The University of Western Australia today to meet international students who have benefited from AusAID tertiary study programs and hold talks with staff from the UWA-affiliated International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC).

Shell’s Ocean Epoch drilling rig

Shell helps train new breed of oil and gas engineers at UWA

Monday, 23 July 2012

A new breed of engineering graduates from The University of Western Australia promises to lead the search, recovery and production of oil and gas into the future with 32 students having just completed the first full field-development course normally reserved for Shell Upstream technical staff.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Dr Michael Chaney

PM joins business and community leaders at UWA roundtable

Monday, 16 July 2012

Prime Minister Julia Gillard joined senior business leaders at The University of Western Australia today to discuss Western Australia's position at the epicenter of a resource and minerals boom delivering growth that has seen a global economic power shift to the Asian and Indian Ocean regions.

Professor Paul Johnson (left) and Executive Director Rio Tinto, Mr Sam Walsh

Rio Tinto signs $3 Million education partnership with UWA

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Global miner Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia have signed a multi-million dollar partnership that will focus on creating a sustainable supply of graduates and expertise for the mining industry.

With permission of Elder Wilfred Hicks

UWA and Rio Tinto to establish Chair in Pilbara Rock Art

Monday, 2 April 2012

Tens of thousands of  Indigenous rock art treasures in Western Australia's remote Pilbara region will be researched, catalogued and promoted under a six-year, $1.08 million agreement with leading international mining group Rio Tinto.

UWA scientists join CSIRO Mineral Systems Cluster

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Three world-leading scientists from The University of Western Australia have joined a global first scientific Cluster to assist industry in accelerating the search for new minerals to keep up with rising demand for Australian metals.

Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau

Corporate, investment, non-profits 'crucial' to social policy

Monday, 12 March 2012

The effective interaction of the corporate sector, philanthropists, investors, not-for-profit service delivery agencies (and governments) is increasingly crucial to delivering improved social and community benefits to people across social service areas and those in need, according to Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau, Director of the Centre for Social Impact at The University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor John Dell (left) and Dr Harold Clough AO

New engineering student centre creates network hub

Friday, 9 March 2012

A new centre for engineering students at The University of Western Australia will provide a modern 24/7 facility for team-based learning and private study in a professional and contemporary environment.

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson

Major philanthropic gift for Indigenous Rock Art research

Monday, 27 February 2012

A gift of $1.5 million to support significant research into Kimberley Rock Art at The University of Western Australia will advance the understanding of the Indigenous cultural heritage of Western Australia's far north.

Gearing up for data deluge from world's biggest radio telescope

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

The amount of computer data generated by the entire world in a whole year will need to be stored in a single day for the world's most powerful telescope - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is gearing up to meet that unprecedented need.

Study aims to minimise impact on Fortescue Marsh

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

The potential impact of climate change and altered hydrology due to mining activities on a major Pilbara wetland is being studied by a researcher at The University of Western Australia.

Beam centrifuge at UWA Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems

Korean oil and gas specialists meet UWA experts

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Sophisticated equipment and high-level expertise at The University of Western Australia are helping to build strong ties with our Korean neighbours who recently visited UWA to build on their knowledge of developments in the oil and gas industry.