View a list of our current PhD research projects in Evolutionary Biology below.
Dolphin name game reveals complex relationships
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have discovered male bottlenose dolphins can retain individual vocal labels, or “names”, to help recognise friends and rivals in their social network, much like humans.Read more
Fussy fruit flies can detect bad genes
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have demonstrated the sexual attractiveness of male fruit flies isn’t just about how big they are or how nice they smell; it’s also about how many mutations they carry.Read more
Ecology and conservation
The ecology and conservation research group investigates species’ interactions with each other and their environment, ecosystems and their conservation.
The environmental science research group seeks to understand the natural environment and protect it from human impact with sustainable solutions.
School of Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences is advancing our understanding of the Earth’s living organisms and creating sustainable futures through conservation.
Restoring and maintaining balance in our natural environment
Our environmental research at UWA is protecting biodiversity and helping keep man-made climate change in check.