South-West Environmental Humanities Laboratory
Bringing together data and stories relating to contemporary environmental issues
Delivering ready-to-use, high-impact visual and narrative resources held in the intellectual commons
Associate Professor Andrea Gaynor
Associate Professor Andrea Gaynor is the Discipline Chair for History within the School of Humanities, and the Director of the Centre for Western Australian History.Read more
The Westerly Centre is a national and international centre for publication and research in Australian and Asian writing.Read more
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Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Medieval and early modern studies research at UWA aims to uncover the pre-modern world and the effect the past has in modern times.Read more
Medicine is often thought of as solely aligned with the sciences. Medical humanities, however, examines how human elements such as gender, sexuality, race and class bear on understanding the human body from a medical perspective. This research investigates the power dynamics and effects of institutional care on individuals, community and state.Read more
History research at UWA explores the past to illuminate the present and gain a deeper understanding of the world we live in.
English and Literary Studies
English and literary research in the School of Humanities investigates how we manufacture meaning through novels, poems, plays, film and television.
Philosophy research at UWA strives to engage critically and creatively with the world around us while searching for answers to life's big questions.
School of Humanities
The School of Humanities explores everything there is to know and learn about being human in today's world.