UWA Oceans Institute
Our vision is to be the leading global oceans research and training centre focused on the Indian Ocean and so it is fitting that in its 2030 Vision and Strategy, UWA has named oceans and the marine environment as one of its seven 'Grand Challenges'. It means we will continue to pursue large projects that utilise the full breadth of our interdisciplinary skills, working in collaboration with industry, government and community partners.Professor Peter Veth - Director, UWA Oceans Institute
Robson and Robertson Awards
Take your research to the next level with the Robson and Robertson Awards.
Grants of up to $15,000 are available to UWA students undertaking higher degree studies in marine research across any discipline. This Award is open to PhD or Masters by Research students currently enrolled at UWA in any Faculty.
To find out more and apply, download the application package online.
Applications are due 5.00pm AWST 1 October 2020.
In The Spotlight
Discover ground-breaking marine research and innovation and our latest ‘oceans community’ events.
UWA expertise to help shape future of Australian oceans
Five ocean researchers from The University of Western Australia have been selected to join the newly established Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre, a Federal Government initiative which explores the sustainable use of ocean resources to drive economic growth.Read more
Two drifting wave buoys deployed along the coast of Western Australia by researchers at The University of Western Australia have highlighted the significance of Perth’s recent super storm, recording massive waves along 1000km of WA’s coastline.Read more
Scientists discover unusual underwater rivers along Australia's coastline
Scientists from The University of Western Australia have discovered underwater rivers along most of Australia’s continental shelf that are unique and do not occur at this scale anywhere else in the world. The research has been published today in Nature Scientific Reports.Read more
Deep reefs used as refuge by marine forests
A new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia has found deep reefs in Western Australia can be used as a refuge by marine forests from the impacts of ocean warming.Read more
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