Foundation

The mission of the Forrest Research Foundation is to create a world-leading collaborative centre of research and scholarship in Western Australia

The Foundation supports over 60 PhD scholars and postdoctoral fellows who bring their talents and creativity from around the world to Western Australia to conduct ground-breaking research.

Scholarships

The Forrest Scholarship program supports scholars as they develop their potential to address the world’s most pressing problems

Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships are available for outstanding international and Australian students who wish to study towards a PhD at one of five Western Australian universities.

Applications for the next round of PhD Scholarships will open in September 2022.

Fellowship

Forrest Fellows will help drive research and innovation capacity in Western Australia

Forrest Fellows are outstanding researchers of exceptional ability and resourcefulness, having the highest calibre of academic achievements and with the potential to make a difference in the world.

News

New Forrest Research Foundation Fellows to drive discovery in Western Australia

New Forrest Research Foundation Fellows to drive discovery in Western Australia

A scientist passionate about preventing future pandemics, a researcher looking to ‘future proof’ Australia’s kelp forests and a chemical engineer focused on improving the process of hydrogen liquefaction are all recipients of the prestigious 2022 Forrest Fellowships.

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Forrest Foundation researchers named finalists in 2021 Premier’s Science Awards

Forrest Foundation researchers named finalists in 2021 Premier’s Science Awards

Two outstanding Forrest Foundation researchers have been named finalists in the 2021 Premier’s Science Awards. These prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in Western Australia. Dr Arman Siahvashi from the Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Western Australia and the Future Energy Export CRC has been […]

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Deep-sea sponges set to inspire future construction designs

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.

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scholar in front of a blue screen

I have always been driven by a child-like curiosity to understand the world around me, complemented by a conviction that it is our duty to apply the knowledge gained for the betterment of humanity.

Grace Goh | Awarded scholarship in 2015 | Studying at UWA

Foundation

The mission of the Forrest Research Foundation is to create a world-leading collaborative centre of research and scholarship in Western Australia

The Foundation supports over 60 PhD scholars and postdoctoral fellows who bring their talents and creativity from around the world to Western Australia to conduct ground-breaking research.

I chose to research Ptilotus because it was a large, interesting genera in the amaranth family that had not been studied using modern systematics approaches, and there were many potential projects to do on it.

Tim Hammer | Awarded scholarship in 2015 | Studying at UWA

Forrest Hall

Forrest Hall is a state-of-the-art accommodation facility designed with the purpose of attracting and inspiring top scholars in their academic pursuits.