Dr Sven Ouzman
Started at UWA: 2013
Chief Investigator: ARC Kimberley Visions: Rock Art Style Provinces of North Australia, 2016-2021
Discipline Chair, UWA Archaeology, 2015-2018
Fulbright Scholar with Amy Biehl prize, 2002
Rock art expert learns from WA Indigenous students in knowledge exchange project
A knowledge exchange project between students, Indigenous rangers, university scholars and CSIRO scientists enables an exchange of traditional and scientific knowledge while providing training to students transitioning from high school to work.Read more
Australia's front door
The first people to come to Australia came to the Kimberley and Arnhem Land over 65,000 years ago, research has found.Read more
Kimberley Visions: rock art style provinces of North Australia
Kimberley Visions is a University of Western Australia research project working to connect different art periods and map Australia’s earliest human footfall across the northern landscape.
Dating the aboriginal rock art sequence of the Kimberley in North West Australia
This project aims to develop a robust time scale for the known aboriginal rock art sequence in the Kimberley, Western Australia. The project will use new knowledge of complex processes on sandstone surfaces across the north Kimberley, and an innovative combination of four scientific dating methods developed through earlier work.
Dr Sven Ouzman has been supervising PhD students for 10 years, covering topics such as heritage and museums, landscape archaeology, rock art and stone tools.
He welcomes expressions of interest via email from prospective postgraduate students interested in:
- contemporary archaeology
- heritage law and management
- rock art
- archaeological theory
School of Social Sciences
The School of Social Sciences looks at understanding the human experience and exploring how and why society works.
Archaeology research at UWA focuses on the scientific study of human life, thoughts and actions through the materials people have left behind.
Bachelor of Arts
Explore what it means to be human. The Bachelor of Arts can include study of the humanities, social and cultural studies, languages and music.
Archaeology is the study of past human societies through their material remains, the things people leave behind.