Government subsidies play key role in profitability of high sea fishing
Up to 54 per cent of the high seas fishing industry would be unprofitable without large government subsidies, according to a global research collaboration including The University of Western Australia.Read more
Dolphin name game reveals complex relationships
Researchers from The University of Western Australia have discovered male bottlenose dolphins can retain individual vocal labels, or “names”, to help recognise friends and rivals in their social network, much like humans.Read more
Role of kelp forests in mitigating climate change under threat
A global study led by a team from The University of Western Australia and the Marine Biological Association of the UK has found that kelp forests take in more than twice the amount of carbon dioxide than previously thought, which can help mitigate the impact of climate change.Read more
UWA School of Agriculture and Environment
The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment uses Western Australia’s rich biodiversity to better understand the world’s natural resources.
School of Earth Sciences
The University of Western Australia’s School of Earth Sciences applies geoscience to understand the complex processes that shape our planet.
School of Psychological Science
The School of Psychological Science centres on the teaching and research of mental processes.
School of Human Sciences
The School of Human Sciences applies a broad, interdisciplinary approach to understanding human function and how it adapts to change and challenges.