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.


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18 Jul

Future Battery Industry CRC Bid submitted

The Stage 1 Bid for the FBICRC was submitted on 3 July 2018. The FBICRC’s vision is to position Australia as a globally competitive provider for the future battery industries value chain, and transform the energy sector by leveraging Australia’s natural resources and internationally recognised research ...

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12 Jul

Free Tech Talk - Mineral systems analysis

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