Welcome to the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia

The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) is a statutory body established by the Western Australian Government under the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia Act 2013 to stimulate minerals research to support investment in, and operation of, a globally competitive minerals industry in Western Australia.

MRIWA’s primary function is to provide and administer funding grants to carry out minerals research.

The Institute collaborates with research and government entities in Australia and overseas.

MRIWA has a scholarships program for PhD candidates where the field of study is relevant to the MRIWA objectives as detailed in it’s Research Priority Plan.

As well as directly supporting minerals research projects, MRIWA funds are available for projects, programs and events that promote public awareness of, and interest in, minerals research, and to support related academic activities.


News and Events

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9 Aug

UAV and Drones research report released

MRIWA is pleased to announce the delivery of a User Needs Analysis research report into the application of UAV and Drones. The research was coordinated in partnership with FrontierSI and the Department of Environment, Lands, Water and Planning (VIC) to explore the data quality control issues associated with Drone/UAV ...

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14 Aug

Tech Talk - The Digital Twin in Imagining the Mine of Tomorrow

Register for our next Tech Talk here

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