Peter Lilly

Peter Lilly to lead UWA's Engineering Zone project

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

A senior manager at BHP Billiton has been appointed Director of UWA's Engineering Zone project, which aims to revolutionise engineering education and research.

Africa School Of Mines

UWA mining experts with premier in South Africa

Monday, 3 February 2014

Mining for development experts from the UWA-based International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) are accompanying Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett at the Mining Indaba (or Conference) in Cape Town, South Africa, where Mr Barnett is delivering a keynote address on WA's world-leading mining legislation and regulation.

UWA VC Professor Paul Johnson and BHP Billiton President Jimmy Wilson.

UWA and BHP Billiton partnership grows with $17 million for new century campaign

Monday, 16 December 2013

BHP Billiton today committed $17 million to The University of Western Australia's New Century Campaign, reinforcing the company's longstanding relationship with the University.

EMI Board

Martin Ferguson joins UWA Energy and Minerals Board

Monday, 21 October 2013

Former federal minister for resources and energy Martin Ferguson has joined The University of Western Australia's Energy and Minerals Institute.

FLNG production vessel

UWA welcomes proposed floating oil and gas partnership

Friday, 16 August 2013

The University of Western Australia has welcomed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's proposal to create a new Perth-based National Floating Systems Research Centre, with industry, Government, UWA and three other Australian universities as research partners.

Winning UWA researchers

UWA breakthroughs lead undersea LNG Pipeline Innovation

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Revolutionary O-Tube and Remote Survey technology developed by scientists at The University of Western Australia claimed two prizes at the Australian Gas Technology (AGT) Awards held in Perth this week.

AGT Committee Chair and EMI Deputy Director Mark Stickells

World-leading UWA experts to address nation's biggest gas conference

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Two world-leading researchers from The University of Western Australia will discuss some of the biggest challenges facing the gas industry today at Australia's largest event in that field - the Australian Gas Technology Conference and Exhibition (AGT) to be held at the Perth Exhibition Centre on July 1-3.

Rio Tinto scholarships awarded to UWA students

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Thirteen scholarships for 2013 have been awarded to students at The University of Western Australia under a global education partnership program with Rio Tinto.

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.