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

  • Eradicate rats to bolster coral reefs

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018

    Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according to an international research collaboration including The University of Western Australia.

  • New wave energy technology creates a splash in Albany

    Thu, 12 Jul 2018

    New technology to measure ocean waves and currents with greater accuracy than ever before is being deployed off the Albany coast this week, as part of the new Wave Energy Research Centre, an initiative led by The University of Western Australia.

  • Government subsidies play key role in profitability of high sea fishing

    Mon, 11 Jun 2018

    Up to 54 per cent of the high seas fishing industry would be unprofitable without large government subsidies, according to a global research collaboration including The University of Western Australia.


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