Projects in Brazil

Brazil’s economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and is the world’s seventh largest economy at market exchange rates according to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Characterised by large and well-developed agriculture, mining, manufacturing and service sectors, Brazil’s economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and is expanding its presence in world markets.

The University of Western Australia is part of the Science Without Borders program and hosts different delegations coming from Brazilian universities who have come to discuss research opportunities with UWA.

Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

The global production of plastics has been growing exponentially over the last decades.  Now we live in the Plastic Age, where societies rely on synthetic polymers for most of their activities.  Given our massive plastic production and waste, plastics are nowadays the most abundant component of anthropogenic debris entering our oceans. How are scientists assessing the […]

 
"I am confident that in the coming decades the city of Perth will grow in importance as a centre of business, educational and technological excellence in the region. This State will also continue to develop as the epicentre of a global resource and mineral supply economy delivering the growth that has seen an economic power shift to the Asian and Indian Ocean regions." Michael Chaney
Chancellor, The University of Western Australia