UWA Oceans Institute
Providing innovative and effective solutions to challenges facing the world's oceans
The UWA Oceans Institute engages in fundamental and applied research to support evidence-based decision making. Our collaborations are the key to addressing the challenges facing our oceans, coasts and estuaries.
The Institute's state-of-the-art facilities provide the foundation for world-class marine research across the disciplines of engineering, biophysical sciences and social sciences.
Latest news from the Institute
Tue, 14 May 2019
New research has revealed that marine turtle hatchlings entering the ocean close to jetties have a high likelihood of being eaten.
Fri, 10 May 2019
A team of international researchers has found that deep-sea fish have developed surprisingly diverse vision that enables them to detect colour in the dark.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found that although the Indian Ocean is the world’s biggest dumping ground for plastic waste, nobody seems to know where it goes.