Ancient rock remains in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia hold the key to analysing some of the earliest signs of life on Earth, according to a new study by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with a global team of scientists.
Andrew and Nicola Forrest today announced the first recipients of the prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships – with the five recipients flying in from around the world to accept their scholarship.
An international research team has generated the first comprehensive map of geology beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet that will help to understand long-term changes in the largest ice sheet on the planet.
Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.
UWA's Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) has formed a partnership with a leading seismic company HiSeis to expand high-resolution seismic profiling techniques into mineral exploration and mine development.
We're familiar with the theory that the Earth's crust is composed of tectonic plates that move, sometimes dramatically to create earthquakes and tsunamis - but until recently, nobody knew how long this movement has been going on.
The University of Western Australia cemented its place as the state's leading research institution with the announcement of a total of $16.6 million in Federal Government grants awarded by the Australian Research Council.
The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Julia Gillard of an international mining centre to facilitate greater prosperity for developing nations.
Ausgold, a CET corporate member, has recently been nominated
as a finalist for the 2011 Australian Mining Prospects Awards for Explorer of
the Year. The award is for the project
in Katanning/Boddington South.
As delegates and companies flock to Canadian show, speakers
focus on gold-price highs and a weak US dollar and the need to discover
‘quality resources." The CET Director,
Prof. T. Campbell McCuaig (pictured) was honoured to be invited to present at the 4-day
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) convention in March