Fiona Wood Foundation - Scarless Healing Appeal
Woodside has supported the Scarless Healing Appeal as a Premium Building Block Partner of the Fiona Wood Foundation since 2011. The Foundation's vision is to deliver 'scarless' healing – in mind and body – to all burn injury survivors. Becoming a Premium Building Block Partner assists the Fiona Wood Foundation Centre of Excellence to support senior Post-Doctoral Researchers. These Researchers, together with all the staff of the Centre, work to transform knowledge into ground-breaking clinical outcomes.
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research - Woodside Fellowship
Woodside's partnership to establish a Fellowship in Cancer Research was launched in late 2014. The first recipient of the Woodside Fellowship in Cancer Research is Professor Ruth Ganss. Professor Ganss, is scientific head of Cancer and Cell Biology at the Perkins, and leads her own Laboratory which is focused on finding a way to effectively treat pancreatic and liver cancer tumours. Woodside's support of cancer research has been inspired by the dedication and commitment of our employees and their passion to make a difference.
Ningaloo Turtle Monitoring Program
The Ningaloo Turtle Program (NTP) is a volunteer turtle monitoring program based in Exmouth, WA. It is a collaboration between the Department of Parks and Wildlife and the local Cape Conservation Group, with Woodside providing significant program funding each season.
The Ningaloo Turtle Program attracts local, National and International volunteers. This award winning program has become an excellent example of a collaborative conservation initiative with a high level of community involvement.
Surf Life Saving WA - Safety Partner
Woodside is As an evolution of Woodside's National Sun Protection partnership with Surf Life Saving Australia, Woodside in 2014 announced it would become Surf Life Saving Western Australia (SLSWA) safety partner. Woodside and Surf Life Saving WA share a commitment to health and safety. Our partnership enables West Australian surf lifesavers to use the latest safety technology, including new personal flotation devices (PFDs) as patrol the coast to keep the community safe.
West Australian Museum
This joint project has been running since 2008, documenting the water quality, marine life distribution and genetic studies of Kimberley marine flora and fauna.
By the end of 2014 the researchers will have studied more than 180 locations in the Kimberley amounting to 2,700 research hours on the reef. This collaboration is aimed to promote understanding of the marine environment and its exploration.