Call for Applications: GO8 - Harvard Graduate Symposium

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

From James Lovelock's Gaia thesis to Tim Flannery's historical work, global discussion on climate and climate change spans the humanities and the sciences. This symposium will bring together 35 graduate students to exchange global perspectives from three very different national bases: Australia, China, and the US.

Petroleum geoscience taken to the next level

Monday, 11 May 2009

The UWA's new Woodside - Chevron chair in Petroleum Geoscience has plans to develop hi-tech graduates who will meet Western Australia's need to be increasingly competitive in the international petroleum industry.

Leading geoscientist Professor David Lumley says WA is already well on its way to being globally competitive and he plans to drive teaching and research to the next level.

Students gain from partnership

Monday, 11 May 2009

Engineering students at UWA are reaping the benefits of academic/industry partnerships in the form of talks and discussions with industry experts.

Congratulations to Kai Kinkella

Monday, 11 May 2009

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Honours student Kai Kinkella of the School of Environmental Systems Engineering has been awarded the MWH Scholarship in Hydrogeology for his project Evaluation of the impact of climate variability on long term trends in groundwater tables in south-western agricultural areas in WA.

How to turn a greenhouse gas into a clean fuel

Monday, 11 May 2009

Converting a greenhouse gas into a clean-burning fuel offers two benefits for the price of one. That's the thinking behind a novel process for converting carbon dioxide into methanol at room temperature, developed by a team at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore.

Research Issues Paper Released

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

The Research Co-Chairs, Professor Cheryl Praeger and Professor Mark Randolph, are pleased to release their Research Issues Paper for the Strategic Review 2009.

The Research Issues Paper is available online, and all members of the Faculty are encouraged to read it.