Dr Sven Ouzman
Started at UWA: 2013
Leadership in Learning, Teaching and Student Matters (Social Sciences, UWA), 2021
UWA Guild Education Council Student’s Choice Award for Teaching , 2019
UWA Faculty Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2019
This 17,500-year-old kangaroo in the Kimberley is Australia’s oldest Aboriginal rock painting
A two-metre-long painting of a kangaroo is Australia’s oldest known in-situ rock painting.Read more
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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
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