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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11 Sep

Still time to apply for this year's MRIWA PhD Scholarship round

This year's scholarship round is due to close 31 October - see https://www.mriwa.wa.gov.au/scholarships/phd-scholarship-program/ for how to apply.

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12 Sep

September's Tech Talk is next week!

Our Tech Talk for this month consists of 2 parts: the first presented by Optika Solutions and the second by Amazon Web Services. Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite. //

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