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The MRIWA Objective

The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia 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.

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Scholarships

On Thursday 7 July, the Honourable Sean L’Estrange, Minister for Mines and Energy, recognised the achievements of 8 students, presenting them with their awards at MRIWA’s 2016 Annual Scholarships Ceremony held at Mineral House.4 PhD scholarships and 3 Honours research scholarships were awarded as well as a prize presented for the 2015 Best Thesis.For details of the winners and their projects please click here or for further information about our Scholarships Program please click More.

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Latest News

Our State Budget 2016-17: Securing our economic future - $6 million in Budget for more minerals research - The Liberal National Government has committed $6 million to continue the work of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) over the next three years.

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Research Applications

MRIWA provides and administers funding grants to carry out minerals research that is focused on the minerals endowment of Western Australia. The specific areas of research interest to MRIWA are set out in the Research Priority Plan.

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