University of South Australia Ian Wark Research Institute

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The Ian Wark Research Institute is a
centre of excellence for research into chemistry and physics at
interfaces and is the designated Australian Research Council (ARC)
Special Research Centre for Particle and Material Interfaces. With an
impressive list of research sponsors and projects in areas such as bio
and polymer interfaces, colloids and nanostructures and mineral
processing, The Wark aims to both develop new technologies for use in
industry and improve upon existing processes. Named in recognition of
eminent Australian scientist Sir Ian William Wark, the Institute has a
prized international reputation for fundamental and applied research and
postgraduate education. The Wark has produced over 177 graduates,
representing the next generation of scientific leaders. The Wark is a
major contributor at UniSA to research in Physical Chemistry and in
Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy, both of which received
ratings of 5 in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
assessment, indicating outstanding performance well above world standard
in these areas.

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University of South Australia
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Mawson Lakes SA 5095 Australia