lithium

WA set to become ‘lithium valley’

June 25th, 2018

Western Australia could produce enough lithium batteries within the next decade to power cars, phones and laptops across China, Europe and the USA, if the political will exists to turn the State into ‘Lithium Valley’.

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Not so fast: why the electric vehicle revolution will bring problems of its own

April 17th, 2018

Dr Martin Brueckner writes a piece for The Conversation about the potential pitfalls of electric vehicles.

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Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Lithium research to transform energy use

August 24th, 2017

Researchers at Murdoch University are developing lithium technology which will transform the way the world uses energy. Dean of the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, said Murdoch University was leading the switch from traditional fossil fuels to clean renewables. Professor Dlugogorski believes that Australia is poised to help establish Australia as the major supplier of lithium to the world.

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New salt-based battery a leap for green energy

August 8th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have come up with a potential solution to one of sustainable energy’s greatest challenges: power storage for use in non-generation times.

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