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Neil Robinson Finalist in the Paul Callaghan Young Investigator Award

August 26, 2021

Neil Robinson Finalist in the Paul Callaghan Young Investigator Award

Research Associate Dr Neil Robinson from the UWA Fluid Science and Resources Research Group was recently a finalist in the 2021 Paul Callaghan Young Investigator Award. A Research Associate working with Prof Mike Johns, Neil’s work focuses on the application of advanced magnetic resonance methods to characterise fluid behaviour in porous solids. The Paul Callaghan…

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Forrest Fellowship for Dr Neil Robinson

August 23, 2021

Forrest Fellowship for Dr Neil Robinson

Dr Neil Robinson from the Fluid Science and Resources Research Group has been awarded a prestigious Forrest Research Foundation Fellowship at The University of Western Australia. The Forrest Research Foundation was established in 2014 following a $65 million philanthropic donation by Andrew and Nicola Forrest through the Minderoo Foundation. The Foundation aims to drive research…

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Guoping Hu is named 2021 Young Professional Engineer of the Year for Western Australia by the Engineers Australia.

August 20, 2021

Guoping Hu is named 2021 Young Professional Engineer of the Year for Western Australia by the Engineers Australia.

As a research engineer, Guoping strives to promote innovation, collaboration, sustainability and engineering leadership for good. Guoping received his PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2018. His expertise is in separation engineering including carbon capture, capture of fugitive gases and natural gas production. He has managed and conducted various upscaled R&D projects including a…

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Professor Eric May announced 2021 WA Scientist of the Year

August 17, 2021

Professor Eric May announced 2021 WA Scientist of the Year

Recognised for paving the way towards a clean energy future, FEnEx CRC (Future Energy Exports CRC) CEO Eric May, was acknowledged at the WA Premier’s Science Awards night of nights as the 2021 WA Scientist of the Year. Eric is an internationally recognised leader in the areas of fluid science, thermodynamics, metrology and natural gas…

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Conference Success for Neil Robinson

February 25, 2021

Conference Success for Neil Robinson

Dr Neil Robinson, a Research Associate in the Fluid Science and Resources Research Group at UWA, was recently awarded the Tim Mays Award for Best Postdoc Talk at the GWPore conference on Porous Materials for Energy, Environment and Healthcare Applications. The conference was the flagship porous materials event of the GW4 Network, a consortium of…

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Tips & Tricks for Communicating Your Research

November 20, 2020

Tips & Tricks for Communicating Your Research

Communication is the Key to Success Communicating your research to public, business and academic audiences is a key skill to learn: mastering it will set you on a course for success throughout your career. Check out the videos below to see some expert tips from Profs Patrick Winston (MIT) and Steven Pinker (Harvard). Here are…

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Exciting New Fully-Funded PhD Position Available-Liquid H2 Reactor Design

November 9, 2020

Exciting New Fully-Funded PhD Position Available-Liquid H2 Reactor Design

Liquid Hydrogen Reactor Design Project description: Liquid Hydrogen is increasingly being considered as an option for both high density renewable energy storage and as a means of exporting green hydrogen. A critical step however in liquefying hydrogen is the highly exothermic ortho- to para-hydrogen spin isomer conversion that needs to be completed prior to liquefaction.   The…

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UWA magnetic resonance team in Nature Catalysis success

November 2, 2020

UWA magnetic resonance team in Nature Catalysis success

Dr Neil Robinson and Prof Mike Johns from the Fluid Science and Resources Research Group at The University of Western Australia (UWA) found significant success this week as part of a large, international project published in the journal Nature Catalysis. The article describes a powerful and low-cost method for recycling waste biomass into value-added chemicals…

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Dr Arman Siahvashi awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

January 17, 2020

Dr Arman Siahvashi awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Dr Arman Siahvashi from the Australian Centre for LNG Futures and the Fluid Science and Resources Group at The University of Western Australia has been awarded a highly sought after Fulbright Future Fellowship for 2020. The Fulbright Program is the world’s largest educational exchange program and recipients of the award have attested to the importance…

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UWA Fluid Science and Resources NMR Group at ANZMAG 2019

December 2, 2019

UWA Fluid Science and Resources NMR Group at ANZMAG 2019

The international magnetic resonance community headed to Bunker Bay in the beautiful Margaret River region for the first ever gathering of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Magnetic Resonance (ANZMAG) in Western Australia. The 12th ANZMAG conference attracted over 170 academic visitors to the region for this multi-sector technical conference, which was opened by…

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