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​Media releases relevant to science can be found on the WA Ministerial Media Statements website.

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2017 Media Statements

Perth Big Data Week 2017 launched (8 May 2017)

Premier's Science Fellowship Program launched (2 May 2017)

Calling all agrifood innovators (12 April 2017)

Celebrating the best in WA science (10 April 2017)

Launch of Governor's School STEM Awards (4 April 2017)

 

2016 Media Statements

Fellowship program supports science priorities (6 December 2016)

Scitech to relocate to Perth Cultural Centre (18 August 2016)

Premier's Science Awards finalists announced (25 July 2016)

Scholarships for agrifood innovation (24 June 2016)

Marine strategy to boost WA’s blue economy (22 June 2016)

Big Data Week highlights State’s science future (2 May 2016)

Nominations open for WA Science Hall of Fame (6 April 2016)

Search is on for State's best scientific minds (23 March 2016)


2015 media statements

Premier launches biodiversity science institute (15 October 2015) 

Study programs to support agricultural science (21 August 2015)

Premier congratulates Science Award winners (21 August 2015)

Bright future for WA’s aquaculture industry (4 August 2015)

WA Chief Scientist's appointment extended (30 July 2015)

Engineers show contribution during week (29 July 2015)

Science, tech, engineering, maths on WA agenda (16 July 2015)

Premier's Science Awards finalists announced (14 July 2015) 

Cosmic leaps as radio astronomy builds momentum (13 July 2015)

Open Data Policy delivers new WA opportunities (3 July 2015)

New centre builds WA’s data science capability (2 July 2015)

Perth hosts meeting of Chief Scientists (22 June 2015)

Shark research yields promising results (17 June 2015)

Funds support WA's supercomputing capacity (27 May 2015)

Science boost to inspire Western Australians (30 April 2015)

Million-dollar research builds on global role (30 April 2015)

Governor's award recognises science teaching (29 April 2015)

Science Statement sets WA's strategic direction (21 April 2015)

Big week of activities planned for big data (6 April 2015)

Premier launches blueprint for marine science (1 April 2015)

Marine science shines a light under the waves (31 March 2015)

PhD students AWARE of career opportunities (26 March 2015)

Applications open for Premier's Science Awards (23 March 2015)

Heaven's best on display at Astrofest 2015 (23 March 2015)

Western Australian science luminary celebrated (12 March 2015)


2014 media statements

Winning scientist a credit to Western Australia (30 October 2014)

Busselton Health Study funding approved (3 October 2014)

Premier welcomes SKA scientists, engineers to WA (29 September 2014)

Premier names State's top scientists (21 August 2014)

Mysteries of chemistry and forensic science revealed (20 August 2014)

Celebrations connect community with science (14 August 2014)

Premier's Science Awards Finalists Announced (22 July 2014)

New Chief Scientist of WA appointed (10 June 2014)

Award-winning scientists inspire WA students (22 May 2014)

WA scientists recognised at national awards (22 May 2014)

Bite-size science: National FameLab finals held in WA (22 May 2013)

Professor Lyn Beazley inducted into WA Science Hall of Fame (15 May 2014)

Premier's Science Awards applications open (29 April 2014)

SKA gets £100million boost from the UK (13 March 2014) 

Shark barrier trial under way at Old Dunsborough (24 January 2014)


2013 media statements

$967,000 awarded to shark mitigation research (31 December 2013)

Improved planetarium offers extraordinary journeys (6 December 2013)

WA's best celebrated in Science Awards (22 November 2013)

WA enters new science era with supercomputer (15 November 2013)

WA Science Awards finalists announced (25 October 2013)

Shark barrier trial to be run in South West (18 October 2013)

New funding for radioastronomy in WA (16 August 2013)

Search for best scientists and science communicators (22 July 2013)

Science operations begin on SKA precursor (9 July 2013)

Roundtable to set agenda for science (21 June 2013)

Protecting the Kimberley with science (20 May 2013)

Fellows lift WA's astronomy and marine science (10 May 2013)

Premier to oversee new Office of Science (10 April 2013)