Political Sciences and International Relations
Study compares mandatory vaccination across five countries
A study led by UWA has compared different mandatory vaccination policies across five countries – Australia, France, Germany, Italy, and the US (the states of California and Washington) – to better understand the conditions informing the adoption of the policies and how they motivate people to vaccinate.Read more
Research finds midwives support childhood vaccination
New research led by Dr Katie Attwell, senior lecturer in UWA’s School of Social Sciences, has found that a majority of midwives support vaccinations for babies and children.Read more
Our research projects
- Advancing gender equality through aid: Realising women's empowerment
- Closing the rhetoric-reality gap: Strengthening the link between performance management and decision making in the public sector
- MumBubVax and MidVaxCom: Multi-component projects to improve maternal and childhood vaccine uptake
- The political-economy of Australia-China relations
Political Sciences and International Relations courses
Our Political Science and International Relations major provides you with an understanding of how societies govern themselves and associated policies. A major in this area allows students to explore important contemporary issues affecting the governance of our world today.Find out more
Collaborations and scholarships
We have an active program for volunteers within the Political Sciences and International Relations discipline of learning. In particular, we welcome volunteers to speak as guests at University events. If you would like to get involved, contact us using the details below.
Can democracy cope?
Mark Beeson, Professor of International Politics at The University of Western Australia, writes for The Conversation.Read more