Our Experts

The Oceans Institute unites experts across a wide range of disciplines, from our core focus areas in marine biology and ecology, physical oceanography and ocean engineering, through to the health and social sciences, including marine environmental law, resource economics, history and archaeology.

Here are just a few of our experts.

Research Themes

To find out more about current research focus areas at the Oceans Institute, contact the following research leaders.

 Energy from the oceans

Prof Ryan Lowe

Prof Greg Ivey



 Maritime security, safety and defence

Prof Chari Pattiaratchi

Prof Erika Techera



 Fisheries, food security, and aquaculture

Dr Tim Langlois

Dr Andrew Pomeroy



 Marine ecology, conservation and management

Dr Ana Sequeira

Dr Matthew Fraser



 Coasts and communities

Dr Abbie Rogers

Prof Alistair Paterson



 Marine plastics Prof Julia Reisser julia.reisser@uwa.edu.au
 Seascapes Prof Peter Veth peter.veth@uwa.edu.au
 Sustainable marine economy Robert Pemberton robert.pemberton@uwa.edu.au

Looking for someone else? 

Refer to the UWA Staff Profile and Research Repository to find other researchers. 


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Contact Us

The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6009

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Find us on campus

Ocean Marine Research Centre, Building 453 (Corner of Fairway and Fairway Entrance 4).

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