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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.