Anatomy and human biology
Key research areas
The School of Human Sciences is home to a range of facilities which support world-class research and teaching activities.
We collaborate with industry, government and other universities to achieve real-world applications for our research.
International Research Collaborative –
Oral Health and Equity (IROCHE.net)
The IRCOHE.net develops innovative solutions in health education, research and service to address the global challenges in social inequities.
The IRCOHE.net focus is to provide world-class R&D, facilitate improved health in societies across the world, and address the needs of marginalised communities. Its team of 150 fellows, students and collaborators work through ten international regional hubs to advance the joint agenda of equity for all.
Key issues it addresses include health policy and strategy; accessibility; workforce: skills mix, education and distribution; and research oriented to health care needs and prevention.
Sports science research at UWA produces industry-leading outcomes to give elite athletes the edge in performance.Read more about Sport science
Neuroscience (Human Sciences)
Neuroscience in the School of Human Sciences studies neuronal function and circuitry within the human nervous systems.Read more about Neuroscience (Human Sciences)
Physiology examines how the body's cells, tissues and organs interact with each other and the surrounding environment to produce beneficial effects on function.Read more about Physiology
Exercise and health
Exercise and health research investigates how physical activity can prevent chronic disease and promote longer, healthier lives.Read more about Exercise and health
Dr Yu Suk Choi
Dr Yu Suk Choi is a lecturer and researcher in the School of Human Sciences, investigating ways to fight disease by manipulating stem cell growth.Read more about Dr Yu Suk Choi