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.
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
FBI CRC given the green light
The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) has been given the green light with Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, announcing the successful bid outcome today. Our State Government is a significant contributor to the FBI CRC committing $5.5 million, ...
Free Tech Talk - M462- Ultrafine Soil and the Paradigm Shift in Soil Exploration Geochemistry
Our next Tech Talk will be held this Friday, 29 March at 3pm in Mineral House's Theatrette - tickets are available through Eventbrite CSIRO's Dr Ryan Noble will be presenting "Ultrafine soils and the paradigm shift of soil exploration geochemistry driven by the M462 project" New techniques are required to bolster the ...