UWA Mining Innovation Network

An interdisciplinary hub tackling the complex challenges of the mining industry of the future


The Mining Innovation Network (MINe) brings together expertise from across The University of Western Australia (UWA) to deliver innovative, step-change solutions for the mining industry, across three activity areas: education and training, research and development, and community and engagement. MINe works in collaboration with industry, government, research and training institutes, and civil society organisations, to co-create solutions to local, national and global challenges facing the mining industry.

UWA is ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world

Ranked 5th in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering (ARWU 2019)

1st in Australia and 8th in the world for Clinical Medicine (ARWU 2019)

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1st in Australia and 19th in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2019)

24th in the world for Ecology (ARWU 2019)

Top 50 in the world for Psychology (QS 2019)

Ranked in the world's top 51-75 for Public Health (ARWU 2019)

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Ranked in top 100 law schools in the world (QS and Times Higher Education 2020)

Top 100 worldwide for Accounting and Finance (QS 2019)


Why MINe?

UWA is a world recognised training and research institution. MINe provides a platform that coalesces UWA’s expertise in mining to collectively tackle pressing problems and advise on future challenges.

We offer training for the future workforce, providing re-skilling and up-skilling opportunities for global industry professionals. We organise events to discuss pressing problems in the sector and engage in research to develop knowledge based solutions.

For more information on training, events, research and partnerships email - mine@uwa.edu.au


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Our capabilities

UWA hosts a number of centres of expertise with direct relevance to the mining industry, offering training in our undergraduate and postgraduate programs, bespoke training packages tailored to client needs, and research and technology development services.

Short Courses

Upcoming short courses offered through MINe. For more information you can submit an Expression of Interest via the form below.

Contact Us

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The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009