- McGowan Government provides $1.5 million for a Premier's Science Fellow and a Premier's Early to Mid-Career Fellow
- This year's focus is on automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning
Science Minister Dave Kelly today opened the 2018 round of the Premier's Science Fellowship Program, during the Data Science Innovation Hub launch at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre.
The McGowan Government is providing $1.5 million over four years to attract a Premier's Science Fellow (a leading researcher) and a supporting Premier's Early to Mid-Career Fellow to significantly advance research in Western Australia related to automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Western Australia has existing strengths in this area of research and associated applications, particularly in the resources and energy industries.
Funding for the program comes from the McGowan Government's $16.7 million New Industries Fund. For more information, visit https://www.jtsi.wa.gov.au
Read more via the media statement.