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.
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.
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.