MoU strengthens science collaboration

30 October 2020

The Australian Institute of Marine Science and Curtin University have this week signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate cooperation and collaboration in marine science research.

This agreement, with one of Australia’s leading universities, is part of AIMS’ broader collaboration across the research and industry sectors to deliver outcomes that protect our oceans and drive the development of our blue economy.

As well as guiding both AIMS and Curtin University in growing the research capacity in WA, the MoU will facilitate the sharing of facilities, resources and expertise, co-fund postdoctoral research fellowships and appointments and support students through joint supervision and scholarship partnering.

AIMS’ Research Program Leader in WA, Dr Karen Miller, signed the MoU at Curtin University with Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research Professor Chris Moran. AIMS CEO, Dr Paul Hardisty, attended via videoconference from Canberra.

AIMS and Curtin MoU signing
Curtin University Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research Professor Chris Moran (left) with AIMS CEO Dr Paul Hardisty (center) and AIMS’ Research Program Leader in WA, Dr Karen Miller.