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
Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than the numbers reported to the United Nations, according to new research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia.
Thu, 23 Nov 2017
An international team of archaeologists, including scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum, has discovered a new communal grave in the Abrolhos Islands, the result of deaths after a shipwreck of the Dutch East India company shipBatavia.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017
A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish that opens up a new world of understanding about vision in a variety of light conditions.