Tim Pitman (Research Development Officer) continued the series of seminars for the staff and students of The UWA Oceans Institute held on Friday 2nd July. He provided an overview of what ‘quality' is, who it is defining quality, and how to identify quality journals for publication of your research.
Two PhD students from the Oceans Institute competed in the first round of the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences heat of the UWA's inaugural Three Minute Thesis Competition held on Tuesday 15th June. Twelve students competed in this first round.
Debbie Thackray FECM Research Development Officer held the first of a series of writing workshops for the Oceans Institute staff and students on preparing for ARC Linkage Grants. A panel of three Oceans Institute academics with a proven history of ARC Linkage Grants, Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin,Winthrop Professor Mark Cassidy and Dr Pauline Grierson discussed the important issues that make the difference in securing ARC Linkage Grants. These included the following:
A new $63 million Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre based at The University of Western Australia will boost marine science capacity in Australia, according to UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Robson.
Never before seen images of marine life deep inside the Perth Canyon, 22km west of Rottnest Island, were revealed today by scientists at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Marine Futures and School of Plant Biology, and CSIRO.
After a week at sea, our boutique team of 8 scientists have deployed 4 drifters in the Leeuwin Current and completed three onshore- offshore transects from Barrow Island and NW Cape, through mazes of oil and gas platforms.
The UWA Oceans Institute hosted a group of Indonesian Delegatesand for Morning Tea on Tuesday 18th May in the Oceans Institute Boardroom to meet some of the staff and students and to learn about the purpose and vision of The UWA Oceans Institute.
The first of a series of Lunch box sessions specifically designed for developing the Culture of The UWA Oceans Institute "Working Across Disciplines" was held in the Oceans Institute Seminar Room on Thursday 29 April.
The Australian National Network in Marine Science (the Network) is a collaboration between James Cook University (JCU), the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and the University of Western Australia (UWA). The partners are leaders in Australian marine science.
Are whale aggregates tied to upwelling deepwater in Sri Lanka? How do sharks sense their prey? Did you know sloshing around of Liquid Natural Gas can damage tankers? What is a perched beach? The answers to these and other questions were shared at the Inaugural UWA Oceans Institute's Postgraduate Showcase.
A deep-sea canyon new to science has been discovered on the continental shelf near the Montebello Islands by students from The University of Western Australia, James Cook University and the University of Tasmania.
On the 1st April 2010, climate change, whale sharks and the social impacts of climate change at Ningaloo were discussed at the Ningaloo Student Research Day. The day was jointly led by the Department of Environment and Conservation, CSIRO's Wealth from Oceans Flagship's Ningaloo Collaboration Cluster and the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI).