Professor Erika Techera
Started at UWA: 2012
Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, ‘Academic of the Year’, 2016
Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Law, 2016
ARC Discovery Grant on ‘Improving the Global Governance of Sharks’, 2013–2016
So you want to be a space lawyer?
Professor Erika Techera shares the history of space law and the rise of the space lawyerRead more
Illegal Fishing and Australian Security
Illegal fishing is increasingly recognised as an ecological catastrophe. However, framing it as a resource-based issue ignores the full range of security challenges that illegal fishing poses for Australia.Read more
Rigs to reefs
Is it better to leave disused oil platforms where they stand? The global offshore oil and gas industry has installed a wide variety of infrastructure throughout our oceans, including tens of thousands of wells, thousands of platforms and many thousands of kilometres of seabed pipelines.Read more
Research Development Fund Grant
- Legal Cultures and New Regional Policies towards Forced Migrants
UWA Research Income Growth Grant
- Leveraging the Australia–Indonesia Joint Declaration on Maritime Cooperation
UQ–UWA Collaboration Award
- Enhancing maritime security: Unconventional responses to evolving maritime crimes
Techera, E., Lindley, J.
Professor Techera has been a supervisor of PhD students for 10 years, covering topics such as:
- Climate justice in small island states
- World heritage protection in the Solomon Islands
- Hot pursuit under the Law of the Sea
- Space law and policy
- Heritage governance in Saudi Arabia
I particularly enjoy teaching students from different disciplinary and national backgrounds. They bring their own perspectives and experiences to the classroom, enriching the learning environment. Professor Erika Techera
Juris Doctor (JD)
The Juris Doctor (JD) is UWA's postgraduate law degree for aspiring lawyers and legal practitioners.
Law and Society
The Law and Society major examines broad theoretical issues about the nature of law and society as well as how the relationship plays out in particular fields of legal and social policy at both domestic and international levels.
The Law School at The University of Western Australia provides students with one of the leading and most progressive legal degrees in the world.
Master of Ocean Leadership
Develop multidisciplinary skills for working in a range of marine-related fields to strategically address human challenges in ocean systems