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8 May 2024
‘Think Like a Worm’ exhibition launched by Creative Fellow Cass Tytler
Cass Tytler, a Forrest Research Foundation Creative and Performance Fellow, has successfully presented an exhibition titled Think Like a Worm. Think Like a Worm was a multidisciplinary place-based art event...
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31 Jul 2020
$3 million research boost to support ideas and innovation in WA
The Forrest Research Foundation has today announced a new $3 million Prospect Fellowship Program to bring Australia and New Zealand’s brightest recent PhD graduates to Western Australia to continue their...
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28 Aug 2019
2020 Forrest Fellows Announced
Four post-doctoral researchers from around the world have been named recipients of the prestigious 2020 Forrest Fellowships. Forrest Fellowships are provided to outstanding early career researchers to undertake high quality...
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28 May 2024
2025 Forrest Fellowships – Applications now open!
The Forrest Research Foundation is now accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships commencing in 2025. The Forrest Research Foundation is offering up to five prestigious three-year postdoctoral Fellowships in 2025 to...
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10 Mar 2019
Announcement of 2019 Scholars
The Forrest Research Foundation has announced its 2019 scholars. Since the program began in 2015, 26 scholars from 17 countries around the world have commenced their studies through the program...
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2 Oct 2020
Applications now open for 2021 Forrest PhD Scholarships – the brightest minds, the best research, the biggest impact.
We attract the brightest minds from around the world to conduct bold and exciting doctoral research at any of Western Australia’s five universities. Forrest PhD Scholarships are offered to students...
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8 Dec 2017
Congratulations to Inaugural Forrest Fellows
An evolutionary biologist fascinated with animal behaviour who hopes to help tackle global problems such as climate change and a psychologist who is working towards advancing our understanding of depression...
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22 Jul 2021
Deep-sea sponges set to inspire future construction designs
A group of international researchers has shown that the unique skeletal structure of a deep-sea sponge can inspire the design of future skyscrapers. In an article published in Nature today, researchers show...
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3 Dec 2020
Dr Jessica Buck – one of Australia’s newest Superstars of STEM
Forrest Fellow Dr Jessica Buck has today been named one of Australia’s official Superstars of STEM for her work into childhood brain cancer. Dr Buck’s work aims to find better...
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1 Jun 2021
Eight early-career researchers awarded Prospect Fellowships
The Forrest Foundation has awarded eight Prospect Fellowships to outstanding early-career researchers to enable them to undertake their innovative work in Western Australia. The Forrest Foundation funded 20 Prospect Fellowships...
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24 Jun 2019
First Forrest Scholar part of WA ‘brain gain’
Tim Hammer, the very first of the Forrest Scholars to commence his PhD in 2015, was also this week the first to submit his doctoral thesis. Tim came to UWA...
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28 Feb 2024
Forrest Creative Fellowships announced
A musician and a writer have been awarded 2024 Forrest Research Foundation Creative and Performance Leadership Fellowships. After working in England and Berlin oboist Dr Niamh Dell will return to...
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